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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), San Diego State University Research Foundation, El Cajon

San Diego State University Research Foundation

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. SDSU Research Foundation WIC offices are located throughout San Diego County.



Geographic Area(s) Served

San Diego County

Facility/ADA Access

Wheelchair accessible.

Intake Procedure

Call (888) 999-6897 or go on-line (www.sdwic.com/contactsdsurfwic.html) to submit information through the WIC online form so that a WIC representative can follow-up.

Contact Information

Client Information

Target Population


Intended Participants

Low-income, pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women and children to the age of 5.

Age Group

All Ages



Languages Spoken

Spanish, Interpreter services available for all other languages

Driver's License



Or California Identification Card, Picture ID


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 - $1,832 2 - $2,470 3 - $3,108 4 - $3,747 5 - $4,385 6 - $5,023 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.


Hours of Operation

8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday ; Open 1 Saturday per month 8:00 am-4:30 pm (closed on Friday before)


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


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday


Mornings, Afternoons

Categories of Service