Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Lincoln County Health and Human Services currently has many openings available for WIC - a special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children.
WIC clinics will be available in the coming months. Call the phone number above for more details.
What is WIC?:
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a nutrition education program that helps families identify healthy nutrition choices that work for them.
Why get WIC for your family?
- Women on WIC eat a healthier diet, have healthier babies and receive early prenatal care.
- Infants born to WIC mothers weigh more and have improved growth and development rates.
- Children on WIC eat foods with more iron and vitamin C, and visit their doctors regularly.
What You Get With WIC:
The WIC program also provides vouchers to buy foods that helps keep people healthy and strong such as: milk, cheese, eggs, dried beans or peas, fruits and vegetables, baby food, fruit juice, peanut butter, cereal, whole wheat bread, corn tortillas or brown rice and canned tuna. The program includes extra foods for moms who are breastfeeding (who don’t get formula from WIC) and infant formula for moms who are not breastfeeding.
You are eligible if you meet all of the following:
- Live in Oregon
- Are a pregnant, postpartum or breastfeeding woman, an infant or a
- Have a nutritional need
- Have a household income that is less than or equal to the guidelines below:
How Do I Apply:
Call the Lincoln County Health and Human Services WIC program at 541-265-4163 to make an appointment at the Newport or Lincoln City office. Staff will explain what to bring to the appointment. At the appointment, WIC staff will: review health history, evaluate diet, determine eligibility, answer questions about nutrition, help people find more services, provide vouchers to buy healthy foods and work with people to help them reach their nutrition goals.
For current income guidelines, go to: www.oregon.gov/dhs/ph/wic.
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Public Health – tel: (541) 265-4112 • fax: (541) 265-4194
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