How does WIC help?
- WIC reduces fetal deaths and infant
- WIC reduces low birthweight rates and
increases the duration of pregnancy
- WIC improves the growth of
nutritionally at-risk infants and children
- WIC reduces iron deficiency anemia in
- Pregnant women in WIC receive
prenatal care earlier
- Children in WIC are more likely to
have a regular source of medical care and have more
- WIC helps get children ready to start
school -- children who receive WIC benefits have improved
WIC improves children's diets
Who is eligible for WIC?
You may be eligible for WIC if you:
- Live in Oregon
- Are pregnant, a new mother, or have a
baby or child up to age 5
- Have a nutritional need
Meet the income guidelines (see
Oregon WIC Program Income
Income eligibility criteria
“household” and “income”
What is included
in your “income” for WIC eligibility
What will I get from WIC?
Breastfeeding promotion and support
Information about other health and
Monthly checks for supplemental
Where are WIC services located?
WIC services are provided in Drain, Canyonville,
Glendale, Myrtle Creek, Sutherlin, Reedsport, Glide, Winston, and
Roseburg. WIC Classes are offered monthly, on a variety
of nutrition topics, at all clinic sites.
Clinics are offered Monday through Friday by appointment
in Roseburg. Call (541) 440-3516
also held monthly in Canyonville, Drain, Sutherlin,
Myrtle Creek, Reedsport, and Winston/Dillard. Clinics are held every 3rd month in Glendale and Glide. Call (541) 440-3516 to
for a list of WIC programs in other Oregon
What kind of foods will I get?
Each month, WIC provides checks that are used at local
grocery stores to buy approximately $100 worth of
children receive milk, cheese, eggs, dried beans and/or
peanut butter, fruit juice, whole grains, breakfast
cereal, and fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables.
Fully breastfeeding moms also receive canned fish, like
tuna, salmon, and sardines.
receive baby foods and, if needed, infant formula.
How do I apply?
County, call (541) 440-3516 to check your eligibility and
make an application appointment. In Reedsport, call
Please be sure to bring the following to your appointment:
- All people applying for WIC,
including babies and children
- Proof of identity for all persons
- Proof of your family's residence
- Proof of income for the entire family
Where can I get more information?