We Can Help! Call the Community Food Hotline!
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
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
- 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:
1105 Water Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
La Manzana Community Resource Center
18 East Lake Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
Based on new dietary guidelines, WIC packages will now include fresh fruits and vegetables.