What is WIC?
WIC is a public health program aimed at safeguarding the health and nutrition of some of our community's most vulnerable members by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to other community programs.
- Pregnant women;
- Postpartum women (Up to 6-12 months postpartum);
- Breastfeeding women;
- Non-breastfeeding women;
- Women who have miscarried or lost their babies;
- Infants; and
- Toddlers and children up to 5 years old.
Fathers, grandparents, foster parents, and other guardians may apply for WIC for their infants, toddlers, and/or children.
Am I eligible?
To sign up for WIC, you must:
- Live in Oregon;
- Be pregnant, postpartum, or have a child under the age of 5; and
- Meet the
WIC income guidelines.
How do I apply?
Contact us by text, phone, or email.
- Collect basic information to see if you are eligible;
- Set up your family's WIC chart;
- Schedule your appointment.
During your appointment, WIC staff will:
- View required documents, such as ID, income, and address;
- Collect basic health and nutrition information for each participant;
- Set health and nutrition goals with you;
- Provide nutrition education;
- Offer community referrals;
- Issue food benefits for each participant;
- Explain how WIC works; and
- Set your next appointment.