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2-1-1 WIC-ARC Portal

American Red Cross WIC Program

General Information

Description of Service

2-1-1 San Diego Provides direct referrals through the online portal for WIC in specific zip codes.

WIC is a Supplemental nutrition program to help pregnant women, infants, and children (up to age 5) eat well, stay healthy, and be active. At no cost to qualifying participants, WIC provides checks for nutritious foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to community resources. ARC WIC clinics are located throughout San Diego County.

Geographic Area(s) Served

91945, 91977, 92008, 92021, 92040, 92054, 92055, 92057, 92064,92107, 92111, 92114,92115, 92123, 92136,92140, 92145

Intake Procedure

If caller resides in pilot zip codes offer to submit their contact information through the WIC online portal so that a WIC representative can follow-up with them by next business day. If caller does not reside in pilot zip codes please offer WIC referral within their area.

Contact Information

Client Information

Target Population

Women

Intended Participants

Pregnant women, infants, children up to age five, foster children, single fathers, grandparents raising grandchildren, etc.

Age Group

All Ages

Gender

Either

Languages Spoken

19 languages, including English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Somali, Cambodian, Chaldean, Serbo-Croatian, Laotian, Portuguese, Russian, etc.

Driver's License

Not Required

Eligibility

WIC serves the following groups: pregnant women, post-partum (up to 6 months for non-breastfeeding mothers and up to 1 year for breastfeeding mothers), infants and children (up to age 5). Must meet income qualifications: Monthly Gross Income by Household Size: 1 - $1,815 2 - $2,456 3 - $3,098 4 - $3,739 5 - $4,380 6 - $5,022 7 - $5,663 8 - $6,304 More than 8- Add $642 for each additional family member. Note: Unborn children should be counted in family total. Example: Pregnant women with a single unborn child should be counted as two (2) in a family unit. Pregnant women with two unborn children (twins) should be counted as three (3).

Fees or Charges

Types of Fees

No Fees.

Availability

Hours of Operation

24 hours a day 7 days a week

Months

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Days

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Times

Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings, Nightshift

Categories of Service