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How to apply for WIC

Updated October 25, 2013
The Santa Clara County Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program is a free nutrition program that helps pregnant women, women with infants, infants, and young children eat well, be active, and stay healthy.  
Simply call 408-792-5101 to schedule an appointment by phone, or in person at one of our 7 offices.*
*Due to high client volume, drop-ins are recommended BEFORE 3:30 pm.
  What to Bring to Your First WIC Appointment
  Proof of monthly household income
  • Check stubs, records from unemployment or disability, military earning statement, letter from Cal-works, Social Security.​
  Proof of address
  • Utility bill or other mail, rent receipt or a statement from the person who supports you.  ​
  Identification for yourself and each person you want to enroll
  • Driver’s License, California ID, Green Card, Social Security Card, Birth or Baptismal certificates, baby’s crib card from hospital, immunization records or medical records, Matricula Consular.​
  The children you want to enroll
  Helpful (but not required) for the first visit
  • Medical referral from medical provider for each child you want to enroll, plus yourself if you are pregnant, or if you had your baby in the last 6 months.: ​


Contact Us
Santa Clara County WIC Program
725 E Santa Clara St, Ste. 204-09
San Jose, CA  95112
Phone: (408) 792-5101
Fax: (408) 294-6315


* This institution is an equal opportunity provider



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