Who is Eligible for the Marion County WIC Program?
Income Eligibility Criteria(Effective April 1, 2011)The WIC Income standard is 185% of the federal poverty level
Gross Household Income
Each additional household member add:
Household: means a person or group of people, related or not, who usually (though not necessarily) live together and whose income and consumption of goods and services are related. In determining the size of household for a pregnant WIC applicant, count each fetus as an additional household member, unless the woman specifically waives the increase in number.
Individuals who can prove they are certified as fully eligible for Medicaid (the Oregon Health Plan), TANF, Food Stamps or FDPIR are considered automatically income eligible for WIC.
*Electronic Benefits Card (Oregon Trail Card) will NOT be accepted as proof.
Fathers, guardians or foster parents may apply for WIC for their children.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is an Equal Opportunity Program. If you believe you have been discriminated against because of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or handicap, write to the Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250