LINN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH ALBANY
WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM
WIC is a public health program designed to improve health outcomes and influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors for women, infants and children. Nutrition education is the cornerstone of the WIC Program; other services include breastfeeding support, monthly benefits for supplemental nutritious foods, and referrals to community resources.
315 4th Ave SW
Albany, OR 97321
Eligibility: Applicants must meet four criteria to be eligible for WIC:
-Live in Oregon (US citizenship is NOT required to participate in WIC)
-Be pregnant, postpartum, or breastfeeding, or have an infant or child under age 5. Fathers, foster parents, and other guardians can also apply on behalf of a qualifying child.
-Have a household income less than 185% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). Families receiving OHP, SNAP, or TANF are automatically income-eligible for WIC.
-Have a nutritional risk (assessed at time of appointment)
Hours: Varies by location
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (541) 967-3888 Main phone
  • (541) 926-2102 FAX
  • (800) 735-1232 TTY/TTD
  • (800) 304-7468 Toll-free
  • (541) 967-3888 Main phone
  • (800) 304-7468 Toll-free
Email Address: linnhsadmin@co.linn.or.us
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Call for information and to schedule an appointment
FEES: None
DOCUMENTS: Proof of ID for parent/guardian and child, proof of address, and proof of income
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish
AREA SERVED: Linn County
TRAVEL/LOCATION INFORMATION:
Services:
  • WIC
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LINN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH ALBANY