The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides a nutritious food package, information on healthy eating, breastfeeding support, and referrals to other healthcare and community services.
The WIC Program works to protect the health of low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children under 5 years of age.
Who is Eligible?
Applicants must meet four criteria to be eligible for WIC:
1. Live in the State of Oregon.
2. Be a pregnant, postpartum, or breastfeeding woman or an infant or child under 5 years.
3. Have a household income less than 185% of poverty guidelines or have proof of participation in the Oregon Health Plan, TANF, SNAP, or FDPIR.
4. Have a nutrition need or risk factor.
(Your nutrition need or risk can be determined by visiting the WIC Program.)
Commonly Asked Questions
Do I need to make an appointment to get WIC services?
Appointments are preferred, but Warm Springs’ WIC Clinic does take walk in visits when staff are available.
Does WIC offer a cow’s milk alternative to a child who get sick from cow’s milk?
WIC does offer milk alternatives for children over 1 year of age who do not tolerate cow’s milk. Please ask the WIC staff if your child qualifies for a milk alternative.
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