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American Red Cross Women, Infants, and Children Program, El Cajon

American Red Cross WIC Program

General Information

Description of Service

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.

Location

East

Geographic Area(s) Served

El Cajon

Facility/ADA Access

Wheelchair Accessible

Intake Procedure

Call for an appointment and location of nearest clinic.

Contact Information

Physical Site Address 1

564 North Second Street

Physical Site City, State, Zip

El Cajon, 92021

Main Phone

(800) 500-6411

Web Address

www.sandiegowic.org

Client Information

Target Population

Families

Intended Participants

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).

Age Group

All Ages

Gender

Either

Languages Spoken

17 languages spoken; translators provided for languages not spoken by staff

Driver's License

Required

Other

Or California Identification Card

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: 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

Clinic hours vary; call for appointment. Monday-Saturday and evening appointments available.

Months

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

Days

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Times

Mornings, Afternoons, Evenings

Categories of Service