You are here:
Home
Health Home
Cover Oregon
Medical Services
Provider Bios
Environmental Health
Public Health
Vital Statistics
Planning/Governance
***Health Alerts***
Announcements
Flu Clinics
Driving Directions
Hours
FAQs
Links
Contact Us

WIC - the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children - is a nutrition education and food supplement program for women, infants, and children with/or at risk of developing nutrition-related health problems. To receive WIC services, participants must be at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level. Participants must also have a medical or nutritional risk to qualify for WIC.

WIC services include monthly supplemental food vouchers, health and nutrition screenings, individual nutrition counseling and group nutrition classes, and referrals to health and social services. In Tillamook County, the Main Clinic and South County Clinic provides WIC services. There is no charge for WIC services.


Services


A nutrition education and supplemental food program for:

  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women
  • Non-breastfeeding women with infants under 6 months of age
  • Infants and children under 5 years of age

Mothers, fathers, guardians, or foster parents are welcome to apply for their children.

Oregon Health Authority: Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

Benefits


WIC screens children for dietary concerns, iron deficiency, and growth concerns.

Vouchers for nutritious foods:

  • Milk
  • Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Dried beans/peas
  • Fruit juice
  • Peanut butter
  • Cereal
  • Infant formula

Oregon Health Authority: WIC Food List

May provide breast pumps.

May provide diet counseling with registered dietician.


Requirements


Must be an Oregon resident, income eligible, and have a nutritional need.

If you currently receive TANF, Food Stamps, or the Oregon Health Plan, you are automatically income eligible.

Oregon Health Authority: WIC Income Guidelines

Dawna Roesener, WIC Coordinator

To enroll in the program or schedule an appointment, contact Allison at 503-842-3943.

This page last updated on 11/21/2013 04:36 PM

Copyright 2000-2014 Tillamook County. All Rights Reserved
E-mail comments or suggestions to Webmaster
Disclaimer and Privacy Statement