Public Health

The mission of the Butte County Public Health Department (BCPHD) is to protect the public through promoting individual, community, and environmental health. 

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Welcome to WIC!

WIC is a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program that provides no-cost services to Women, Infants, and Children. The Butte County Public Health WIC Program has been providing WIC services to families who live in and around Butte County since 1976. WIC offers a variety of services to help support families make healthy nutrition and lifestyle choices.

WIC services include:

  • Monthly food benefits for purchasing healthy foods
  • Nutrition education and information for a child’s stage of growth
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Special checks to be used at the famers’ markets in the summer
  • Referrals to other community and healthcare resources.

Apply online or contact any of our office to schedule an appointment today!

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WIC - Chico

2491 Carmichael Dr Ste 400
Chico, CA 95928

530.891.2767

WIC - Oroville

82 Table Mountain Blvd
Oroville, CA 95965

530.538.7455

WIC - Gridley

200 East Spruce Street
Gridley, CA 95948

Are You Eligible?

Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements to receive WIC Services.

Tips & Resources

Your resource for online breastfeeding support, nutrition and health information and recipes.

Online Classes

Instead of coming in for an appointment, WIC participants can complete some of their nutrition education online from anywhere they have access to the internet, including a smart phone.

California WIC Card Coming Soon!

Soon WIC food benefits will be available on a card instead of paper checks. Find out more information about when the new California WIC Card will be available in your area!

Breastfeeding Support

Butte County employs trained professionals to assist you with all of your breastfeeding needs.

WIC Foods

WIC provides benefits to purchase healthy foods averaging about $62 a month! The foods WIC provides are nutritious options that are high in protein, calcium, iron, Vitamins A and C. These foods encourage a healthy pregnancy, supports breastfeeding and promotes healthy growth and development in infants and children. View the WIC Authorized Food List shopping guide directly on your cell phone. 

Visit the WIC Mobile Website Today!

On the mobile website, you can:

  • See if you are eligible for WIC
  • Find a WIC location near you
  • Find authorized WIC grocers near you
  • See when your next WIC appointment is
  • View the authorized shopping guide
  • Watch welcome to WIC videos
  • Find local farmers’ markets near you
  • Find breastfeeding support

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Butte County WIC

WIC - Chico
Phone: 530.891.2767
Fax: 530.895.6544

WIC - Oroville 
Phone: 530.538.7455
Fax: 530.538.2092

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Butte County WIC

WIC - Chico
2491 Carmichael Drive,
Suite 400
Chico, CA 95928

WIC - Oroville
78 Table Mountain Blvd.
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Except Holidays

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Public Health Department

202 Mira Loma Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Report a Health Emergency
24-Hour Line: 530.552.4000

Danette York, M.P.H., Director
Andy Miller, M.D., Health Officer
Public Health Leadership Team

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