Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

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Clackamas County Call Center: 503-655-8224
Questions Email: COVIDVaccine@clackamas.us

WIC family

Our goal is to help our community raise healthy kids

We provide: 

  • nutritious food 
  • health screenings
  • nutrition education 
  • breastfeeding support

Farmer's Market Checks

WIC participants can receive additional WIC benefits to purchase locally grown fresh fruits, vegetable and herbs at eligible farmers markets, farm stands and U-Picks. Text CCWIC to 61222, if you haven’t received your Farmer’s Market checks.

Farmers Market Check

Don’t forget to redeem your checks by November 30.

Check out the Oregon WIC page for more information on how to shop with your checks or use the search tool to find a Farm Stand or Farmers Market that accepts the checks.

Cupones para el Mercado de Granjeros

Los participantes de WIC pueden recibir beneficios adicionales para comprar frutas, verduras, y hierbas cultivadas localmente. Se pueden usar en mercados de granjeros, puestos de agricultores y U-Picks. Envié un texto CCWIC al 61222, si aún no ha recibido sus cupones para los mercados de granjeros.

Envíenos un texto si aún no ha recibido sus cupones para los mercados de granjeros.
No se le olvide usarlos antes del 30 de noviembre.

Vea la página de Oregón WIC para más información de cómo hacer compras con sus cupones o use esta página para buscar puestos de agricultores o mercados de granjeros que aceptan los cupones.

How to Qualify for WIC

To qualify for WIC you must:

  • Live in Oregon
  • Be a woman who is pregnant or has just given birth, an infant or a child under 5 years old
  • Meet income guidelinesIf you are on OHP, SNAP or TANF, you automatically qualify for WIC. 
  • Have a nutritional need or risk

Dads, guardians and foster parents can apply for WIC for their children. 

You do not have to be a U.S. citizen to get WIC services. 

How to enroll in our program

Please note that if you have OHP, SNAP or TANF you automatically qualify.

  1. Fill out our form to get an appointment and confirm eligibility
  2. Wait until we contact you
  3. Email your proof of identity, address and gross income to wic@clackamas.us. (See below for examples of documentation we need.)
  4. Read your Rights and Responsibilities
  5. Fill out the Participant Signature form and email to wic@clackamas.us.
  6. We will text you a link to connect to your video call appointment. 
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Please provide one of the following:

  • Photo ID like driver’s license, passport or state ID card 
  • Current WIC ID card 
  • Work or school ID
  • OHP medical card
  • Pay stubs 
  • Voter registration card
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Please provide one of the following:

  • Birth certificate 
  • Current WIC ID card 
  • OHP medical ID card 
  • Immunization record
  • Hospital birth record 
  • Social Security card
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You must show income for your entire household. 

  • Oregon Health Plan (OHP) enrollment letter
  • SNAP (Food Stamps) award letter 
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) enrollment letter 
  • 30 days worth of current pay stubs 
  • Most recent W-2 forms or tax return 
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) “Notice of Approval” or most recent “Change Notice” letter 
  • Foster child/parent placement letter 
  • Signed letter from employer stating gross earning
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This just means where you normally sleep at night. Citizenship is not required. 

  • Oregon ID card or driver’s license 
  • Current utility bills 
  • Mail or letter addressed to you
  • Bank statement/bank checks 
  • Rent receipt
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WIC does not ask for or verify the legal status of participants or participants parents. WIC does not ask for or verify participants’ Social Security Number and citizenship or legal status is not required to receive WIC services. WIC participation does not, at this time, impact an immigrant's ability to establish legal citizenship.   

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WIC is a nutrition education and breastfeeding support program and provides healthy food to supplement the nutritional needs of women, infants and children. SNAP benefits can be used to purchase a variety of foods, without nutritional standards. 

They are separate programs. Enrolling on WIC will not change participants SNAP benefits.

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Yes, dads, grandparents, legal guardians and foster parents can enroll a child they are caring for in WIC. 

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Know the Facts about Public Charge (English)

Conozca los Datos Sobre la Carga Publica (Spanish)

Know your rights: Oregon Immigration Resource 

Conozca sus Derechos: Recurso de inmigración de Oregon 

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What to expect during your video appointment

A WIC staff member will

  • Text you a link to connect the video call. 
  • Ask for recent measurements for the WIC participant.
  • Talk about your family’s health and diet needs. 
  • Tell you about other programs in the community.
  • Provide benefits to buy WIC approved foods

Online nutrition education

healthy eating WIC

Healthy eating is a big part of our program. Complete your lessons online at wichealth.org. Let us know when you complete your lesson and we’ll issue your next WIC benefits.

Locations

Oregon City

999 Library Ct.
Oregon City, OR 97045 map
Fax: 503-655-8387
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Milwaukie

Wichita Center for Family and Community
6031 SE King Rd
Milwaukie, OR 97222 map

Sandy

Sandy Health Center
38872 Proctor Blvd
Sandy, OR 97055 map

Healthy Smiles Program

Cancelled until further notice

Little boy getting his teeth checked at the dentist.Healthy Smiles Program, offered at WIC, is a cavity prevention program for children ages 0-5 and pregnant women in Clackamas County. The program includes free oral health screenings, dental information and fluoride varnishes.

Untreated cavities can cause pain and infections that may lead to problems with eating, speaking, playing, and learning.

For information on Baby Dental Day Screenings at the Clackamas County Dental Clinics and more information about access to dental health care, email Ruth Mercado at rmercado@clackamas.us or Abigail Garrett agarrett@clackamas.us.

Frequently Asked Questions about the WIC program

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Please provide one of the following:

  • Photo ID like driver’s license, passport or state ID card 
  • Current WIC ID card 
  • Work or school ID
  • OHP medical card
  • Pay stubs 
  • Voter registration card
90106

Please provide one of the following:

  • Birth certificate 
  • Current WIC ID card 
  • OHP medical ID card 
  • Immunization record
  • Hospital birth record 
  • Social Security card
90106

You must show income for your entire household. 

  • Oregon Health Plan (OHP) enrollment letter
  • SNAP (Food Stamps) award letter 
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) enrollment letter 
  • 30 days worth of current pay stubs 
  • Most recent W-2 forms or tax return 
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) “Notice of Approval” or most recent “Change Notice” letter 
  • Foster child/parent placement letter 
  • Signed letter from employer stating gross earning
90106

This just means where you normally sleep at night. Citizenship is not required. 

  • Oregon ID card or driver’s license 
  • Current utility bills 
  • Mail or letter addressed to you
  • Bank statement/bank checks 
  • Rent receipt
90106

WIC does not ask for or verify the legal status of participants or participants parents. WIC does not ask for or verify participants’ Social Security Number and citizenship or legal status is not required to receive WIC services. WIC participation does not, at this time, impact an immigrant's ability to establish legal citizenship.   

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WIC is a nutrition education and breastfeeding support program and provides healthy food to supplement the nutritional needs of women, infants and children. SNAP benefits can be used to purchase a variety of foods, without nutritional standards. 

They are separate programs. Enrolling on WIC will not change participants SNAP benefits.

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Yes, dads, grandparents, legal guardians and foster parents can enroll a child they are caring for in WIC. 

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Know the Facts about Public Charge (English)

Conozca los Datos Sobre la Carga Publica (Spanish)

Know your rights: Oregon Immigration Resource 

Conozca sus Derechos: Recurso de inmigración de Oregon 

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About Us

We help more than 6,867 women, infants and children through nutrition or breastfeeding education, referrals and healthy food. Participation in WIC results in lower rates of low birth-weight babies, fewer children at risk of anemia and less children above an ideal body weight for their age.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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WIC building

Phone:503-655-8476
Email:wic@Clackamas.us

999 Library Ct. Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

We encourage you to call before visiting any county office.

Reach us via Text:
CCWIC to 61222