La Grande WIC Office

Find La Grande Oregon WIC Offices. WIC Offices provide information on WIC programs (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) applications and income/eligibility requirements, benefits, food stamp offices and checks, jobs, online education, and classes, approved food lists, grocery stores, and vendors.


Union County WIC Office 2301 Cove Avenue La Grande OR 97850 541-962-8829


About La Grande WIC Offices

La Grande WIC Offices are branch locations of the agency that provides access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional programs offered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service agency in La Grande, OR. The WIC program promotes the health of La Grande low-income women, infants, and children by providing food, nutrition education, and referrals to health care.

You may contact the WIC Office for questions about:
  • La Grande WIC program
  • WIC program eligibility
  • WIC program application and enrollment
  • WIC participants in La Grande, Oregon
  • La Grande Department of Health
La Grande WIC Program

The La Grande WIC program is funded by the federal government and administered by Oregon through the Oregon Department of Public Health, which distribute funds to local organizations that operate WIC Offices in La Grande. WIC Offices may be local government agencies, community action agencies, human service agencies, or other non-profit organizations. These WIC Offices, sometimes referred to as La Grande WIC Clinics, accept and process applications for WIC benefits, and they are located throughout Oregon.

WIC Food Program

La Grande WIC benefits include Food Packages, which enable recipients to purchase supplemental foods designed specifically for the nutritional needs of pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants, and young children. In most states, the Food Package benefit is provided to the recipient on an eWIC or EBT card. The WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides WIC recipients in La Grande with coupons that they may use for purchases at farmers markets. WIC benefits also include consultations with nutritionists and other professionals regarding dietary needs, referrals to other La Grande health care providers, and opportunities to meet with groups of other mothers and children. WIC also promotes and supports breastfeeding.

Applying for WIC in La Grande

Eligibility is restricted to pregnant and recently pregnant women, infants, and young children. Income restrictions also apply. Oregon state government has the flexibility to set the maximum income limit at anywhere between 100% and 185% of the federal poverty income guidelines. However, eligible women and children who are participating in SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, and certain other public assistance programs may automatically meet the income requirements of WIC. La Grande WIC recipients must also have been determined to be at "nutrition risk." WIC Offices accept applications for WIC benefits and determine eligibility for benefits. In addition to processing applications, La Grande WIC Offices may conduct the assessment for nutrition risk.