WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. This public health program is designed to improve health outcomes and influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors in targeted, at-risk populations. Nutrition education is the cornerstone of the WIC Program.
The Oregon Health Plan (OHP) provides health care coverage to low-income Oregonians through programs administered by the Division of Medical Assistance Programs (DMAP). Currently, more than 600,000 people each month receive health care coverage through the Oregon Health Plan.
Cribs for Kids:
Is an organization that embarked on a program to help reduce the risk of SIDS and to prevent other sleep related deaths. Cribs for Kids have more than 420 partners across the US that offers a safe sleep environment below retail cost, parent education and advocacy. OCDC is the first partner in Oregon; through this partnership OCDC is helping every baby sleep safer. For more information please visit the link below:
Oregon Food Bank:
OFB works with a cooperative, statewide network of partner agencies to distribute emergency food to hungry families. We fight hunger’s root causes through public policy advocacy, nutrition and garden education and work to strengthen community food systems. To locate the nearest food bank see the link below.