Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

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Need help with food and nutrition? Call 1-408-792-5101 or Text 888-413-2698 to check if you qualify for WIC. 

California WIC Card

Do You Have Your New WIC Card?

Say goodbye to paper checks! The new WIC Card is like a debit card with a PIN, that you can carry in your wallet or purse. It is more convenient, faster, and easier to use.

Other exciting changes include:

  • Mobile WIC Phone App. Check your balance, foods, and more from the convenience of your phone.
  • Flexible spending. Spend a little or a lot on each grocery trip.
  • Security. If you lose your card, benefits can be locked until you replace your card. 

If you lost your WIC Card, forget your 4 digit PIN or want to check your food balance, call the number on the back of your card at 1-844-469-3264

If you have problems and cannot get your WIC foods at the store, call the WIC Shopper Support Line at 1-800-852-5770

If you want to ask other questions or need a replacement of your lost WIC Card, call the Santa Clara County WIC Program Main Line at 1-408-792-5101 or Text 888-413-2698

Do I Qualify for WIC?

WIC serves low income pregnant and breastfeeding women and parents raising infants or children under the age of 5 years. Foster parents, guardians and single fathers who have custody of their children can also get WIC.

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children - better known as the WIC Program - serves to safeguard the health of low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk. Children under 5 years of age who are cared for by a single father, grandparent, foster parent, step-parent or guardian may be eligible for the program as well. WIC provides breastfeeding promotion and support, nutrition tips, checks to buy healthy foods and some formula, and referrals to health care and community services.

WIC is a federal program for which Congress authorizes a specific amount of funding each year for program operations. The Food and Nutrition Service, which administers the program at the federal level, provides these funds to WIC state agencies (state health departments or comparable agencies) to pay for WIC foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and administrative costs.

Current WIC participants can visit WIC Health Online for free nutrition classes!

WIC Program News

September 10, 2019: Santa Clara County Upgrades to New WIC Card that Supports Families Purchasing Healthy Food

County of Santa Clara Public Health Department WIC Program Locations

Due to the current COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place​ order​ the WIC Program is providing services only by phone, call 1-408-792-5101 or text 888-413-2698 for more information . All WIC offices operated by the County of Santa Clara are currently not scheduling in-person appointments.

WIC locations interactive map: Click on each dot to look for an office near you.

Map of Santa Clara County


1. Tully Office

500 Tully Road
San Jose, CA  95111

Bus Route: 26

(building currently closed)

5. Sunnyvale Office

660 S. Fair Oaks Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Bus Route: 22, 55, 300

(building currently closed)

2. East Valley Office
1993 McKee Road, EVT #1
San Jose, CA 95116

Bus Route: 81, 71

(building currently closed)

6.San Jose Downtown Office (Medical Plaza)
725 E. Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95112

Bus Route: 22, 23, 522

(building currently closed)

3. Gilroy Office
7475 Camino Arroyo
Gilroy, CA 95020​

Bus Route: 71

(building currently closed)

7. Milpitas Office
143 N. Main Street
Milpitas, CA 95035

Bus Route: 71, 66, 104  

(building currently closed)

4.Bascom Office
2406 Clove Drive, T-41
San Jose, CA  95128

Bus Route: 25, 62, 85 

(building currently closed)



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