WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.
Eligibility is based on four criteria. To be eligible for WIC you must:
WIC is a public health nutrition program designed to improve health outcomes and influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors in a targeted, at-risk population by providing:
The WIC supplemental foods offered each month are not intended to meet all the nutritional needs for a balanced diet, but to help enhance the specific nutrients that are important during pregnancy/lactation in women, and rapid growth periods in infancy and young children.
Nutrition education is the cornerstone of the WIC Program. Linn County WIC offers a variety of nutrition education opportunities, where participants can learn about current nutrition and health information specific to their personal interests and health goals.
Linn County WIC has nutrition professionals available at no cost to assist participants with challenging nutrition concerns.
Online Nutrition Education for Participants
Linn County WIC has breastfeeding professionals available at no cost to assist participants with breastfeeding.
For more information, contact the Linn County WIC Lactation Consultant:
Leah Brunson, IBCLC
Linn County Department of Public Health
(541) 967-3888 ext. 2619
For current information regarding WIC food packages please visit
Oregon State WIC website: http://www.oregon.gov/DHS/ph/wic/index.shtml
Please note that the Linn County WIC program does not provide emergency food services.
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.
Most office sites are open Monday through Friday:
8 a.m. to noon
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
You can contact us at the addresses and telephone numbers below or by e-mailing our staff.
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2730 SE Pacific Blvd
Albany, OR 97321
Telephone: 541-967-3888 (Available 24/7 for communicable disease reporting)
Toll free: 1-800-304-7468
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1600 S Main St
Lebanon, OR 97355
Toll free: 1-888-451-2631
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799 Long St
Sweet Home, OR 97386
Toll free: 1-800-920-7571
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