Watts Healthcare Corporation (WHCC) offers WIC services in Los Angeles, Compton, and Huntington Park. WIC is the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program which serves low income pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women and children under age five who have a nutritional need. WIC is a federally funded program and is administered by the California Department of Health Services.
WIC services are available to anyone who lives in California and meets the program guidelines regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or immigration status. Women are encouraged to enroll into WIC as soon as they learn they are pregnant.
The goals of the WIC Program are:
- To decrease the complications of pregnancy;
- To prevent low birth weight babies;
- To decrease iron deficiency anemia; and
- To promote optimum growth and development of infants and young children.
WIC Program Services Include:
- WIC benefits for nutritious foods,
- Nutrition education
- Breastfeeding education and support
- Referrals to health care and other community services.
See the California WIC Program Income Guidelines or do a WIC eligibility assessment here.
Watts Healthcare Corporation’s (WHCC) WIC Program has five WIC locations:
Watts Health Center WIC
10300 Compton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Phone: (323) 568-3070
1900 N. Long Beach Blvd. Suite 106
Compton, CA 90221
Phone: (310) 639-3061
700 W. Imperial Hwy.
Los Angeles, CA 90044
Phone: (323) 241-1780
Huntington Park WIC
6601 Rugby Ave. 2nd Floor
Huntington Park, CA 90255
Phone: (323) 587-6713
1985 W. Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90018
Phone: (323) 766-6200
***In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.