Free Resources to WIC Participants

BREASTFEEDING RESOURCES FOR WIC PARTICIPANTS

All WIC Centers offer breastfeeding information and support, including individual and group education and one-on-one support in person and by telephone; breast pump loans; education on baby behavior and understanding a baby’s cues; referral to other needed services; and WIC checks for nutritious foods, with an enhanced quantity and variety for fully breastfeeding women.  The phone numbers provided below connect to the breastfeeding help line of each agency.

 

Antelope Valley Hospital WIC Program

Breastfeeding classes, support groups, in office consults, Peer Counselor Program, hospital pump loan program

Breastfeeding Help Line: Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 4:30

661-726-6393
City of Long Beach Nutrition Services Division WIC Program

Breastfeeding Peer Counselors; prenatal breastfeeding classes; breastfeeding support groups; breast pump loans programs; Saturdays at Health Department site only.

Breastfeeding Help Line: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm, after hours calls are returned within 24 hours on weekdays and on the following business day on weekends

562-570-4457
LA BioMed / South LA Health Projects WIC

Sites in South Los Angeles & neighboring cities (Bell, Bell Gardens, Compton, Cudahy, Downey, Huntington Park, Lynwood, Maywood, Paramount, South Gate).

Breastfeeding Peer Counselors; prenatal breastfeeding classes; breastfeeding support groups; breast pump loans for medical need, and working mothers; IBCLC services as needed.

Breastfeeding Help Line: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 8:00pm; Saturday, 8:30 am – noon

323-905-1248
Northeast Valley Health Corp. WIC

Sites in San Fernando & Santa Clarita Valleys.

Breastfeeding classes and support groups, consults in clinic; breast pump loan program.

Breastfeeding Help Line: Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 4:30

818-837-6349
Pasadena Public Health Department WIC Program

Sites in Pasadena, Altadena, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena.

Breastfeeding Peer Counselors, prenatal breastfeeding classes, breastfeeding support groups-second Wednesday of every month at Villa Park Community Center; breast pump loan program, limited IBCLC services.

Clinic Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm; Closed every other Friday

626-744-6520
Public Health Foundation Enterprises (PHFE) WIC

Sites in Los Angeles County, Orange County and Chino (San Bernardino)

Prenatal breastfeeding classes;  consults in clinics; teen program; Breastfeeding Peer Counselors at 23 sites; Lactation clinics; breast pump loans for medical need and working mothers.

Breastfeeding Help Line:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Wednesday 9:30 am – 7:30 pm

888-278-6455
Watts Healthcare Corporation WIC

Sites in South Central Los Angeles.

Peer Counselor & IBCLC services available; Breastfeeding classes; electric breast pump loans for medical need; teen program; support group; home visits.

Breastfeeding helpline.

323-568-3070
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    New In-Hospital Breastfeeding Data.

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    The Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium (RHBC) meetings to provide ongoing support and guidance for staff from participating hospitals. Learn more

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