Jackson County Health & Human Services
140 S. Holly Street • Medford, Oregon 97501

January 22, 2020
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WIC Program - Jackson County, Oregon

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Jackson County WIC is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., closed during the lunch hour between 12:00-1:00 p.m. We provide WIC services in White City at the Rogue Family Center on Mondays, and in Ashland at the Ashland Public Library the second Tuesday of every month. 

PHONE: 541-774-8203 or TEXT WIC: 855-11

If we are unable to answer your call, please leave a message with a working call back number. We return phone calls within 24 hours on business days.   

Jackson County Health and Human Services, WIC Office: 140 S. Holly Street, Medford, OR 97501

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a free nutrition education program that helps families identify healthy nutrition choices that work for them.
Why WIC?
Women on WIC eat a healthier diet, have healthier babies and receive early prenatal care.

Infants born to WIC mothers weigh more and have improved growth and development rates.

Children on WIC eat foods with more iron and vitamin C, and visit their doctors regularly.


You are eligible for WIC if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • Live in Oregon
  • Are a pregnant, postpartum or breastfeeding woman, an infant or a child under 5 years old
  • Have a nutritional need
  • Have a household income that meets the current income guidelines.

*Fathers, grandparents, foster parents or other guardians may apply for WIC for their children.


WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines
(Effective May 1, 2019)
Household Size Monthly Weekly
1 person (s) $1,926 $445
2 $2,607 $602
3 $3,289 $759
4 $3,970 $917
5 $4,652 $1,074
6 $5,333 $1,231

Check to see if you may be eligible for WIC benefits


*Individuals who can prove they are certified as fully eligible for Medicaid (the Oregon Health Plan), TANF, SNAP (Food Stamps) or FDPIR are considered automatically income eligible for WIC..

Interested in WIC?

Fill out our WIC interest form and we will contact you.
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WIC Shopper App

WIC benefits are easily accessed using your WIC Shopper App and paying with your eWIC card.

WIC debit

What WIC Participants ReceiveHealthy Recipes

Supplemental foods available for monthly food benefits:

  • Yogurt – many brands and flavors (can vary by store)
  • Tofu
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables (Organic is OK), also frozen fruits and vegetables
  • Whole grain options, including oats, 100% whole wheat bread, whole grain pasta, corn or whole wheat tortillas, brown jasmine rice, and bulgur
  • Milk, Goats milk, Lactose free/reduced milk, Acidophilus milk and Soy milk
  • Dry peas, beans, and lentils, as well as canned whole beans (no baked beans, green beans, or organic)
  • Eggs
  • Cheese
  • Peanut butter
  • Hot and cold cereal options
  • 100% fruit juice, (bottled or frozen)
  • Jarred baby foods (some organic options available)
  • fruit & juiceNutrition education and counseling specific to individual needs during pregnancy, breastfeeding and early childhood. We have a Registered Dietitian on staff who is available to help participants with special nutritional needs
  • Referrals to other community or county resources and services
  • Breastfeeding support. Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultants are available
  • Mental health counselors are available in the Jackson County WIC Program, and are available for postpartum and prenatal, depression, and anxiety counseling

*Many local grocery stores in Jackson County partner with the WIC program and eWIC. Multiple farm stands and local Farmers Markets partner with WIC to provide access to local fruits and vegetables by accepting the Farm Direct Nutrition Program coupons, issued during the months of June, July and August of each year. Sorry, no eWIC options yet for Farm Direct coupons.


Looking for healthy recipes? Check out our Healthy Living page

How WIC helps Jackson County Families

  • WIC reduces fetal and infant deaths
  • WIC reduces low birth weight rates and increases the duration of pregnancy
  • WIC improves infant feeding practices, including breastfeeding
  • WIC improves the growth of nutritionally at-risk infants and children
  • WIC decreases the incidence of iron deficiency anemia in children
  • WIC improves the dietary intake of pregnant and postpartum women and improves weight gain in pregnant women
  • Pregnant women participating in WIC receive prenatal care earlier
  • Children enrolled in WIC are more likely to have a regular source of medical care and have more up to date immunizations
  • WIC helps get children ready to start school: children who receive WIC benefits demonstrate improved intellectual development
  • WIC significantly improves children’s diets
  • WIC improves savings in health care costs
  • WIC promotes physical activity