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Oregon Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Oregon > Oregon Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

 

Program Description:

WIC is a public health nutrition program designed to improve health outcomes and influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors in a targeted, at-risk population. In Oregon, about 100,000 women, infants, and children benefit from the WIC Program each month. Studies, reviews, and reports demonstrate that the WIC program is cost effective in protecting or improving the health and nutritional status of low-income women, infants, and children. The WIC program of Oregon is administered by the Oregon Department of Human Services.

 

General Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Oregon, pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum woman, infant or child up to 5 years of age and: (1) are individually determined by a health professional to be at nutrition risk; and, (2) meet an income standard, or are determined automatically income eligible. A person who participates or has family members who participate in certain other benefit programs, such as the Food Stamp Program, Medicaid or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, automatically meets the income eligibility requirement.

 

Status

Active

 

Loan Terms:

Not Applicable

 

Application Process:

To apply, set up an appointment at the WIC clinic closest to you:
http://oregon.gov/DHS/ph/wic/countyinfo.shtml

 

Program Contact Information:

For more information on Oregon's WIC program, visit their website at:
http://oregon.gov/DHS/ph/wic/about_us.shtml

Please see the following website for the income standard or maximum income limit for WIC eligibility:
http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/howtoapply/incomeguidelines.htm

Or call locally in the Portland area:
503-988-5858

 

Managing Agency:

Oregon
http://www.oregon.gov




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