Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

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For over 40 years, the American Red Cross Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program has helped pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding individuals as well as children up to the age of 5 eat well, stay healthy, and be active. WIC provides families with nutritious foods to help supplement their diets, information and education on healthy eating, breastfeeding information and support, and referrals to health care and critical social services.

The WIC and Red Cross partnership was developed when the WIC program was initiated in the state of California in 1974. Red Cross nursing personnel were working with pregnant, inner city teens and saw that the administration of the WIC program seemed like a perfect way to assist families in need.

Today, WIC serves 1 in 2 children in California. In San Diego, our agency serves more than 100,000 families annually at our 15 locations. We also support military families by providing WIC locations on or near base. The WIC program is available regardless of race, color, sex or national origin, and U.S. citizenship is not required to participate. Learn more about who qualifies for WIC.

To learn more about WIC, please visit the WIC website. If you’d like to enroll, call WIC at 1-800-500-6411 or fill out this form on the WIC website.

WIC Locations

Administrative Building:

3950 Calle Fortunada
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: 858-309-1400
Email: ashley.vaughn2@redcross.org

North County:

Oceanside Office
1906 Oceanside Boulevard #TUV
Oceanside, CA 92054

Poway Community Center
13094 Civic Center Dr.
Poway, CA 92064

Mesa Margarita Community Center
Melba Bishop Recreation Center
5306 N. River Road
Oceanside, CA 92057

Central San Diego:

College Area Office
5821 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92115

Linda Vista Office
7612 Linda Vista Road #111
San Diego, CA 92111

East County:

El Cajon Office
564 North 2nd Street
El Cajon, CA 92021

Spring Valley Office
8810 Jamacha Boulevard #TUV
Spring Valley, CA 91977

Lakeside Community Center
9841 Vine Street
Lakeside, CA 92040

Southeast San Diego:

Euclid Health Center
292 Euclid Avenue, Suite 225
San Diego, CA 92114

Lemon Grove Senior Center
8235 Mt. Vernon Street
Lemon Grove, CA 91945

Military Locations:

Naval Base San Diego (32nd St. / Dry side; uphill from commissary)
3005 Corbina Alley, Building 265
San Diego, CA 92136

Camp Pendleton
Pass & ID Card Building

Building 130132
(Vandegrift & 14th St.)
Camp Pendleton, 92055

Camp Pendleton
San Onofre Transition Readiness & Career Center

Building 51919
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

45549 Bauer Street, Building 5632
Miramar, CA 92145

Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Building 7 West
3800 Chosin Avenue
San Diego, CA 92140