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Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

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Community Health Alliance WIC will continue to enroll families in need of WIC services. We have temporarily suspended physical services at the following locations due to COVID-19:

  • Sutro Head Start
  • Wooster Family Resource Center
  • Sun Valley
  • Ronald McDonald Care Mobile
  • Sparks Health Center
  • Wells Medical Center
  • Nell J Redfield Health Center on Neil Road.

If you receive WIC services at these locations, we encourage you to call (775) 870-4343 so our staff can best assist you with the WIC services you may need. We are conducting scheduled WIC appointments over the phone so our clients can continue to practice social distancing. If you would like to enroll in our WIC program, you can now apply and send eligibility information securely through our online application.


Our Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program provide nutrition education, breastfeeding support services, supplemental nutritious foods and referrals to health and social services. Our WIC participants range from working to non-working families, and we do not limit eligibility on the basis of citizenship or immigration status.

We are committed to protecting all patient information. We are bound by federal regulations to maintain the confidentiality of participant data and personal information. This means we do not inquire or collect information about one’s immigration status, nor do we share information about immigration or citizenship status with immigration authorities. We are, and have always been, committed to serving our community. It is our mission to give you and your family the best quality, affordable and comprehensive health care. No matter what.

 

Apply for WIC Services:

 

Apply for WIC Services | English


Aplicar para WIC | Español

 

 

Here Are the WIC Services We Provide:

 

Lactation Counseling:

Lactation consults include assessment of breastfeeding, assistance with latching, providing breast pumps or breastfeeding aids as needed, developing a plan to help the mom reach her breastfeeding goals while also giving her confidence and empowerment.

Peer Breastfeeding Support:

Provides mother to mother breastfeeding support and education during pregnancy and after birth.

Nutrition:

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children provides supplemental foods, health care referrals and nutritional education to low-income pregnant and postpartum women as well as infants and children up to age five who are at nutritional risk.

Our nutrition center provides the following foods:

  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Milk
  • Cheese
  • Infant formula
  • Baby food
  • Fish
  • Whole grains, tortillas
  • Iron-fortified cereals
  • Beans
  • Peanut butter
  • Eggs
  • Vegetable and fruit juice
  • Tofu
  • Soy milk
  • Enhanced food package for breastfeeding moms

Additional WIC Services:

Referrals for low-cost car seats, Farmer’s Market coupons, and help finding a physician or dentist.

WIC Locations:

We offer WIC services at all of our Community Health Alliance Health Centers as well as the following locations:

  • Wooster Family Resources Center
    1950 Villanova Drive, Reno, NV 89502 | Google Map
  • Anderson Elementary School
    1055 Berrum Lane, Reno, NV 89509 (van site) | Google Map
  • Desert Heights Elementary School
    13948 Mt. Bismark Street (van site) | Google Map
  • Sparks Scolari’s
    950 Holman Way, Sparks, NV 89431 (van site) | Google Map
  • CSA Head Start Sutro Street
    1100 East 8th Street, Reno, NV 89512 | Google Map
  • Renown Pregnancy Center
    975 Ryland St. Suite 105, Reno, NV 89502 (van site) | Google Map
  • Sun Valley
    5295 Sun Valley Blvd, Suite 8., Sun Valley, NV 89433 | Google Map

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Your clinic helps so many people and moves them through very efficiently.  I never mind waiting because I know you are helping someone.  And, when you come in to see me you always give me your full attention, as if I am your only patient.  Your good will and positive intent always shine through. Thank you for being my doctor.

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I feel like I just walked in and won the lottery.

I feel like I just walked in and won the lottery…I lost one tooth 2 years ago and I was heartbroken and said I never wanna lose a tooth again. I have been so scared that I would not be able to afford my teeth and now I know I can! I am so so so happy! Thank you thank you thank you from the bottom of my heart!

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