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Services: WIC Department

The WIC Department provides supplemental nutrition assistance, breastfeeding education, and referral services to all community members based on established State WIC eligibility requirements. Click here for the California State WIC Income Guidelines.

What is WIC?
WIC, the Women, Infants, and Children program, is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, mothers with infants, infants and young children eat well, be active, and stay healthy. Did you know the average cash value of WIC checks per participant is about $62 per month or more!

WIC Services:

WIC Staff:



Dr. Gomez is a medical surgeon who graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, specializing in Pediatrics at the National Institute of Pediatrics in Mexico City, with 13 years of experience in medicine. She is currently part of the AB1045 program at the San Benito Health Foundation. The purpose of this program is to deliver dignified health for a community that requires care in the English-Spanish languages. Dr.Gomez is also a Breastfeeding Consultant at WIC and promotes effective breastfeeding with the necessary information for the nutrition of the newborn. Her goal as a doctor and consultant is to promote a happy childhood.



Stefany is currently a Health Educator working in the WIC program. She graduated from Universidad del Valle de Mexico with a degree in Psychology and completed four years of professional experience as a Child Therapist and Equine Therapist. Stefany has always been passionate about working with young infants and mothers. She also recognizes immigrant families’ unique challenges in new parenthood and infant feeding, for example, language barrier, lacking access to resources, cultural versus healthcare norms, myths/misinformation, and limited local social/familial support. She is determined and excited to continue her education on the path to becoming a Lactation Consultant and starting a master's in Child and Adolescent Developmental Psychology.



Jeanette is a Health Educator at San Benito Health Foundation WIC. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from San Jose State University with a Major in Public Health and Minor in Spanish language. Jeanette’s interests for health education started from previous volunteer work during her undergraduate studies; skills acquired are now applied daily to establish a valuable experience for all WIC participants. Her goal is to continue providing services in English and Spanish focused on nutrition education counseling, breastfeeding support, and referrals influencing a positive wellbeing for all.


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