Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

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Our goal is to help our community raise healthy kids

The WIC program helps low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 by providing nutritious foods, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care, including:

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

 

How to Qualify for WIC

To qualify for WIC you must:

  • Live in Oregon. You do not have to be a U.S. citizen to get WIC services. 
  • Be a woman who is pregnant or has just given birth, an infant or a child under 5 years old. Dads, guardians and foster parents can apply for WIC for their children. 
  • Meet income guidelinesIf you are on OHP, SNAP or TANF, you automatically qualify for WIC. 
  • Have a nutritional need or risk.

How to enroll in our program

Referral Form

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

  1. Click and fill out the the above referral form to receive 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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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

If you are pregnant, have recently given birth or might become pregnant in the future, the CDC strongly recommends you get a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines are safe, and they reduce your chances of getting severe COVID-19. Plus, the antibodies you make may offer protection for your baby! 

County COVID vaccine page
Questions Email: COVIDVaccine@clackamas.us

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

We encourage you to contact WIC before visiting any county office.

Canby

Canby Foursquare Church
2350 SE Territorial Rd
Canby, OR 97013 map
Office hours: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Oregon City

999 Library Ct.
Oregon City, OR 97045 map
Fax: 503-655-8387
Office hours: Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Remote services only: Fridays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Milwaukie

Wichita Center for Family and Community
6031 SE King Rd
Milwaukie, OR 97222 map 
Office hours: Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sandy

Sandy Health Center
38872 Proctor Blvd
Sandy, OR 97055 map 
Office hours: 1st and 3rd Friday of each month, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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.

Baby Dental Day Program

Clackamas County Dental Clinics are offering Baby Dental Day Screenings.

The Baby Dental Day Program is for children 0-3 years old and is a great way to get your baby used to dental professionals looking at their mouth and teeth. You will get your dental questions answered and help your baby have a healthy smile.  

Gladstone Health Center- Dental Clinic: 1st Friday 8:30-Noon
Sunnyside Health Center- Dental Clinic: 1st Tuesday 8:30-Noon
Beavercreek Health Center- Dental Clinic: 3rd Friday 8:30-Noon

Dental Plans accepted at Clackamas County Dental Clinics:

  • CareOregon Dental:  Comprehensive care.
  • ODS/MODA/Delta – Unassigned and non-capitated with HealthShare CCO:  Comprehensive care.
  • Open Card or CAWEM+:  Comprehensive care.

To schedule a Baby Dental Day appointment, for more information about dental care access, or if your child has CareOregon Dental coverage and are interested in a preventative video appointment, email dental@clackamas.us.

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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Phone:503-742-5300
Fax:503-742-5352

2051 Kaen Road Suite 367 Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

105786, 156886, 107651
WIC building

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

999 Library Ct. Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

We encourage you to call before visiting any county office.

Reach us via Text:
CCWIC to 61222