IMPORTANT/ IMPORTANTE:

To help with social distancing during COVID-19, you do not need to come to your appointment. Please call 1-877-275-8805 or text SBWIC to 85511 for assistance.          
Para ayudar con el distanciamiento social durante la pandemia de COVID-19, no es necesario que venga a su cita. Por favor llame al 1-877-275-8805 o envíe un mensaje de texto con SBWIC al 85511 para obtener ayuda.

Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)


WIC is a nutrition program for women, infants and children. WIC helps families by providing checks for buying healthy foods, nutrition and breastfeeding education and support, and referrals to health care and community services.

Click here to see if you qualify

Click here to apply 

Click here to find a location near you

Click here to request verification of participation

WIC serves:

  • Pregnant women
  • Postpartum women until 6 months
  • Breastfeeding women until 1 year
  • Infants
  • Children under the age of five including foster children

Clients may be referred from county health clinics, private providers, or may self-refer.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Live or work in Santa Barbara County
  • Be in a category served by WIC:
  • Pregnant women
  • New Mothers
  • Infants
  • Children up to age 5
  • Demonstrate a need for WIC foods by having a nutrition need
  • Have an income below 185% federal poverty level ( see guidelines) and/or recieve Medi-Cal, CalFresh or Case Aid.
  • Working Families May qualify