NCHS Ramona WIC
1039 D Street
Ramona, CA 92065
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(closed lunch 12p-12:45p)
Hours may vary. Please call to confirm.
The NCHS WIC office in Ramona is located at 1039 D Street, Suite 2, Ramona, CA 92065, in the same block as 7-Eleven, the Citibank ATM, Jack in the Box, and close to Mamma Rosa, and many other local businesses. Our Ramona location was put on the corner of D St and 11th St to make it a convenient location for mothers and their children to get related health services and education.
Getting to the Ramona WIC clinic is easy, whether you’re just a few blocks away or need to make a quick trip down Main St or 10th St. Once you’re at the corner of 10th and Main, head southeast along 10th St and take a right onto D St. Look to your right for the parking lot for our WIC office, Groff Sales & Designs, Farmers Insurance, and the High Valley Veterinary Hospital.
If you need help locating the WIC office “near me” in Ramona, don’t hesitate to give us a call and we’ll help you find our clinic.
WIC Program Ramona
The NCHS WIC Program, located at 1039 D Street, Suite 2 in Ramona, is designed to provide extensive services and care to women, infants and children. We want you to be able to not only keep yourself healthy, but also all of your newborns and young children. Our care extends to foster children, grandchildren and children of single fathers.
What does our WIC Program specialize in? We help women as they go through pregnancy and the earliest years of raising a child. We’re committed to making your life easier by providing you with support and resources to:
- Reduce complications during pregnancy.
- Prevent low birth weight babies and promote birth outcomes that are healthy.
- Reduce iron deficiency anemia in women, infants, and children.
- Promote and support breastfeeding.
- Promote optimum development and growth of infants and young children.
- Promote healthy eating while pregnant.
What does the WIC Program provide?
- Specialized checks to allow you to purchase healthy foods for yourself and/or your children: milk, fruits and vegetables, whole grains, eggs, cheese, juice, cereal, peanut butter, and more. The foods we provide at our WIC locations focus on giving you protein, Vitamins A & C, calcium, and iron.
- Nutrition and health education to promote healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle for children.
- Assistance and support with breastfeeding. The WIC office “near me” provide education and assistance with the help of a certified lactation specialist.
- Referrals to other healthcare and service: medical providers for pediatric and perinatal services, community services, and more).
If you’re not sure if you will qualify for our WIC Program, find a WIC office “near me” or give us a call. Our Program is available to:
- Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have recently had a baby,
- Infants and
- Children who are 5 years of age or younger (including children of single fathers, grandchildren, and foster children).
Visit the Ramona WIC Office for Additional Services and Benefits
The WIC clinic in Ramona is a great resource for pregnant and nursing moms, as well as parents of young children. Many people are familiar with the fact that the WIC office in Ramona, CA provides food vouchers to families in need so that nursing and pregnant moms and young children can have access to healthy and nutritious foods for proper growth and development. You will get vouchers to get free food with Ramona WIC. Stores accept these vouchers for things like milk, whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, cheese, and more. Many individuals don’t know, however, that WIC in Ramona also provides a number of other benefits and services to the residents of the area who are eligible. For access to healthy food vouchers and for a slew of other great resources, visit the Ramona WIC office with NCHS today.
One of the primary goals of WIC in Ramona, CA is to minimize nutrition risk for pregnant mothers and young children. Some individuals are considered at nutrition risk due to a medical condition, such as anemia or a history of being underweight. However, others are at risk of nutritional deficits simply because they have limited income and minimal access to healthy food options. Additionally, a limited access to educational resources about health and wellness can contribute to nutrition risk, and that can lead to more health concerns later in life as well.
One way the WIC program in Ramona helps minimize nutrition risk and improve the health of our community is through education. Pregnant mothers who qualify will have WIC appointments in Ramona that include pregnancy counseling, nutritional support, and breastfeeding classes. These classes are all designed to answer common questions during pregnancy and help mothers make the best choices, both big and small, for their unborn children. They also help educate moms on the importance of breastfeeding and all its benefits, as well as teach them how to establish good breastfeeding habits from the beginning so that their babies get all the advantages. Parents and grandparents raising little ones can also take developmental classes for their young children so they ensure their children are meeting the appropriate milestones. These developmental milestones are important markers in children’s lives as they indicate healthy brain growth and improvement of motor skills, speech, and more over time.
In addition to these excellent classes and other resources, WIC in Ramona has brought about improved birth outcomes in mothers and babies in the area who are part of the program. The WIC office in Ramona, CA sees many pregnant women who have had past pregnancy complications or health concerns carry their babies to full-term and have overall healthier pregnancies when they are enrolled in the WIC program in Ramona. Higher birth weights, decreased instances of pre-term labor, fewer complications during pregnancy, labor, delivery, and later, and much more are just a few additional benefits families will experience when they enroll at a Ramona WIC office.
Ready to get started with the NCHS WIC Program? Give us a call today at 888-477-6333 or find us at any of our 7 locations. See why our clients love NCHS. You can schedule a WIC appointment to learn more and begin your journey towards healthy lifestyles for you and your child.