Does Fred Meyer Accept WIC

Fred Meyer accepts WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) benefits. WIC is a federal program that provides nutrition assistance for pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five years old. With WIC benefits, you can purchase certain healthy foods, such as milk, cheese, fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. To use WIC at Fred Meyer, you will need to have a WIC card and a valid ID. You can apply for WIC at your local health department or community center.

Fred Meyer WIC Policy

Families enrolled in the WIC program may use their benefits at certain Fred Meyer locations. WIC is accepted at Fred Meyer stores in Oregon and parts of Idaho and Washington. To use WIC at Fred Meyer, you must be a current WIC participant and have your WIC card with you when you shop.

Fred Meyer Accepted Payment Methods

In addition to WIC, Fred Meyer accepts a variety of payment methods:

  • Cash
  • Debit card
  • Credit card
  • Fred Meyer gift card
  • EBT

WIC Eligible Foods at Fred Meyer

WIC-approved foods at Fred Meyer include:

CategoryEligible Foods
Fruits and VegetablesFresh, frozen, or canned
Whole GrainsWhole wheat bread, brown rice, oatmeal
DairyMilk, yogurt, cheese
ProteinMeat, poultry, fish, beans

For a complete list of WIC-eligible foods and brands, please see the WIC website.

Using WIC at Fred Meyer

To use WIC at Fred Meyer, simply select the WIC-approved foods you want to purchase and take them to the checkout counter. The cashier will scan your WIC card and deduct the total amount of your purchase from your benefits balance. You will be responsible for any remaining balance on your order.

Fred Meyer WIC Customer Service

If you have any questions about using WIC at Fred Meyer, you can contact the customer service department at 1-800-373-3639.

## Does Fred Meyer Accept EBT?

Yes, Fred Meyer accepts EBT cards issued by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as a form of payment for eligible food items.

### Using Your EBT Card at Fred Meyer

  1. Present your EBT card at the checkout counter.
  2. Select the “EBT” payment option.
  3. Enter your PIN number.
  4. Your eligible food items will be deducted from your EBT account balance.

### Eligible Food Items

Fred Meyer accepts EBT cards for the purchase of all food items that are covered by SNAP, including:

  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Meat, poultry, and fish
  • Dairy products
  • Bread and cereal
  • Non-alcoholic beverages

### Ineligible Food Items

Fred Meyer does not accept EBT cards for the purchase of non-food items, such as:

  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco
  • Pet food
  • Household supplies
  • Gift cards

Fred Meyer Return with No Receipt

Fred Meyer does accept WIC, but their return policy varies depending on whether or not you have a receipt.

With a Receipt

  • You can return most items within 90 days of purchase for a full refund or exchange.
  • Some items, such as electronics and appliances, have a shorter return period of 30 days.

Without a Receipt

If you do not have a receipt, you may still be able to return your item, but you will only be eligible for a store credit or exchange. The amount of the credit or exchange will be based on the current selling price of the item.


There are a few exceptions to Fred Meyer’s return policy:

  • Items purchased with a gift card can only be returned for a store credit or exchange.
  • Items purchased on clearance are final sale and cannot be returned.
  • Items that have been used or damaged cannot be returned.

Table of Return Policy

| Return Policy | With Receipt | Without Receipt |
| Return Period | 90 days | N/A |
| Refund Type | Full refund | Store credit or exchange |
| Exceptions | Electronics and appliances (30 days) | Gift card purchases, clearance items, used or damaged items |
Well there you have it, folks! You now know all about whether or not Fred Meyer accepts WIC. I hope this article has been helpful. If you have any more questions, feel free to leave a comment below and I’ll do my best to answer it. Thanks for reading! Be sure to check back later for more great articles on all things WIC.