To help with social distancing during COVID-19, you do not need to come to your appointment. Please call 1-877-275-8805 or text SBWIC to 85511 for assistance.          
Para ayudar con el distanciamiento social durante la pandemia de COVID-19, no es necesario que venga a su cita. Por favor llame al 1-877-275-8805 o envíe un mensaje de texto con SBWIC al 85511 para obtener ayuda.

Find Your WIC Foods During the COVID-19 Pandemic       
Encuentra tus alimentos de WIC durante la pandemia de COVID-19

Click the link below for the Expanded Food List: 
Haga clic abajo para ver la lista de alimentos expandidos:

Who Qualifies

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Eligibility Requirements for the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department WIC program:

  • Live in Santa Barbara County.
  • Be in a category served by WIC (pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children up to age five).
  • Demonstrate a need for WIC foods by having a nutritional need.
  • Have an income below 185% federal poverty level (see income guidelines below) and/or receive Medi-Cal, CalFresh, or Cash Aid. Working families may qualify.

WIC Income Guidelines

185% Federal Poverty Level

Effective April 15, 2021 – June 30, 2022

 Gross Income

Number of Persons
in Family Unit**
Annual  Monthly Twice Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly
1 $23,828                  $1,986 $993  $917  $459
2 $32,227                 $2,686 $1,343 $1,240 $620
3 $40,626 $3,386 $1,693 $1,563 $782
4 $49,025 $4,086 $2,043 $1,886  $943
5 $57,424 $4,786 $2,393 $2,209 $1,105
6 $65,823 $5,486 $2,743 $2,532  $1,266
7 $74,222 $6,186 $3,093 $2,855  $1,428
8 $82,621 $6,886 $3,443 $3,178  $1,589
Each add'l family
member add
$8,399 per added
family member
$700 per added
family member
$350 per added
family member
$324 per added
family member
$162 per added
family member

*Decimals are rounded up to the nearest dollar/cent.

**Unborn children should be counted in family total. Example: pregnant woman with a single unborn child should be counted as two (2) in family unit. Pregnant woman with two unborn children (twins) should be counted as three (3).

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.