Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC is a safe place for families to receive a sense of hope, comfort and security, allowing women, infants and children to thrive. WIC is part of the Community Bridges family of programs. (Para Español, desplácese hacia abajo y en el icono de Google seleccione “Spanish.” La información estara traducida a partir de allí.)

Our Goals

Frequently Asked Questions

What does WIC provide?

Who qualifies for WIC?​

Low to moderate income families who have incomes at 185% or less of the Federal Poverty level and/or receive Medi-Cal, CalFresh, or Cash Aid.

Click here to take our online eligibility survey.
Click here to view the latest income guidelines.

Eligible family members:

  1. Women who are pregnant, post-partum, or breastfeeding
  2. Infants
  3. Children under age five (including foster children)

How do I apply for WIC?

Call us to make an appointment today!

Watsonville: 831-722-7121
Santa Cruz: 831-426-3911
Felton: 831-426-3911

WIC Resources

Formula Shortage – California Women, Infants & Children Program
Escasez de fórmula – Programa de mujeres, bebés y niños de California
WIC Nutrition and Breastfeeding Support Are Available During Covid
El Apoyo de Nutrición y Lactancia de WIC está Disponible Durante la Orden de Refugio en Lugar
California WIC Website: General program information and WIC resources
California WIC Association: WIC news, initiatives and policies
Choose My Plate: Health and nutrition info for moms and moms-to-be
EatFresh.org: Recipes, meal plans and produce information
EatRight.org: Food, health and fitness articles
Know Your Breastfeeding Rights: State and federal law for employers and employees
Nutrition While Breastfeeding: Healthy food choices are important while you breastfeed
WIC Breastfeeding Support – USDA: Breastfeeding 101, Going Back to Work & more

“I was a participant here before becoming a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. I remember when I had my daughter, I didn’t know I had all this support. I feel really lucky to be able to offer it to others now. I go to the hospital twice a week to help new mothers with breastfeeding and healthy ways to eat. It’s the best job I can imagine.”

—Esmeralda, staff and former participant at WIC


WIC Watsonville
Monday – Friday: 8am to 6pm
18 W. Lake Avenue Suite A, Watsonville, CA 95076

WIC Santa Cruz
Monday – Thursday: 8am to 6pm
1105 Water Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

WIC Felton
2nd & 4th Wednesday & Thursday: 9am to 5pm
6134 Highway 9, Felton, CA 95018

Community Bridges Family of Programs