Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC)
If you are a pregnant women or new mother, UCAN's WIC Program can help you eat well and stay healthy. WIC provides help during critical years of your child's development.
Are you eligible for WIC?
- You may be eligible for WIC if you:
- Live in Oregon
- Are pregnant, a new mother, or have a baby or child up to age 5
- Have a nutritional need
- Meet the income guidelines (see Oregon WIC Program Income Guidelines)
What can I get from WIC?
- Health screenings
- Nutrition education
- Breastfeeding promotion and support
- Information about other health and social services
- Monthly help buying supplemental nutritious food
Where can I get WIC services?
- WIC services are provided in Drain, Canyonville, Glendale, Myrtle Creek, Sutherlin, Reedsport, Glide, and Roseburg. WIC Classes are offered monthly, on a variety of nutrition topics, at all clinic sites. Call (541) 440-3516 for appointments. Click here for a list of WIC programs in other Oregon counties
How much food can I purchase with WIC? What kind of foods will I get?
- Each month, WIC provides approximately $100 worth of nutritious foods through an EBT card used at local grocery stores.
- You and your child can receive milk, cheese, eggs, dried beans and/or peanut butter, fruit juice, whole grains, breakfast cereal, and fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables. If you are fully breastfeeding, you can also receive canned fish, like tuna, salmon, and sardines.
- If you have a baby, you can receive baby foods and, if needed, infant formula.
- To see a list of foods approved by WIC, click on the Food List on the right.
How do I apply?
- In Douglas County, call (541) 440-3516 to check your eligibility and make an application appointment.
- Please be sure to bring the following to your appointment:
- All people applying for WIC, including babies and children
- Proof of identity for all persons applying
- Proof of your family's residence
- Proof of income for the entire family