Need Food?

We Can Help! Call the Community Food Hotline!

¿Necesita Comida? ¡Nosotros podemos ayudar! En Español

The Community Food Hotline provides information and support to people who need food. Call us at the Community Food Hotline for information and referrals at

(831) 662-0991

8 am- 4:00 pm Monday-Friday. Information is available on:

  • Neighborhood pantries
  • USDA food distributions
  • Food For Children distributions
  • Hot meal kitchens
  • Summer lunch sites
  • CalFresh and WIC
  • Healthy Families, Healthy Kids and MediCal
  • Diabetes
  • Help with Utilities
  • Voter Registration
  • Other Services

Is your school or apartment complex interested in becoming a Food For Children delivery site? Contact Rosario for information.


The WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program provides nutritious food and nutrition education for low-income women, infants and children up to age 5. WIC provides vouchers to mothers of young children and pregnant women for specific foods and are accepted at many local grocery stores. WIC coupons can be used at many farmers’ markets. WIC offices are located at:

WIC–Santa Cruz

1105 Water Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 426-3911


La Manzana Community Resource Center
18 East Lake Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 722-7121

Based on new dietary guidelines, WIC packages will now include fresh fruits and vegetables.

¿Necesita comida?

En el condado de Santa Cruz llame a la Línea de la Comunidad 831-662-0991 de lunes a viernes de 9am-4:30pm.

Obtenga información sobre:

  • Dispensas locales
  • Distribuciones de comida USDA
  • El programa Comida Para Niños
  • Lugares donde sirven platillos calientes
  • Sitios de almuerzos gratis para niños en el verano
  • Estampillas de comida y WIC
  • MediCal/Familias Saludables/Niños Saludables
  • Diabetes
  • Ayuda con facturas de utilidades
  • Registracion para votar
  • Otros servicios
  • Mercado de agricultura

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