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California WIC State Plan

The State Plan is a written agreement between the United States Department of Agriculture and CDPH/WIC Division that assures compliance with federal program requirements. The plan is submitted each year and covers October through September of each year. 

Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2022 
State Plan Goals and Objectives

(October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022)

Please note:  To ensure compliance with federal regulations during the ongoing COVID‑19 pandemic, select FFY 2021 state plan objectives were updated for FFY 2022.   

Goal I: Maximize Participation in the WIC Program
Process Objective 1 By 9/30/22, fully implement telehealth technologies (live video conferencing and mobile health messaging) for use by all WIC local agencies.

Goal II: Promote and Support Breastfeeding

Process Objective 1

By 9/30/22, convert 100% of printed education materials to an electronic format and post on the website to support remote breastfeeding services.

Goal III: Improve Food Access through Online Ordering
Process Objective 1 By 9/30/22, Plan and implement an online ordering pilot to learn about the challenges of an online ordering process.

Comments and feedback on the State Plan may be submitted at any time throughout the year and will be considered for the following year's State Plan. Contact the CDPH/WIC Division State Headquarters for additional information or to provide comment in writing:


Mail: CDPH WIC Division

3901 Lennane Drive

Sacramento, CA 95834


2021 State Plan Goals and Objectives (PDF)

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