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The WIC program is designed to improve the nutritional health of women, infants, and children, with the goal of improving the overall health of families. WIC serves pregnant women, non-breastfeeding postpartum women (up to 6 months after delivery), breastfeeding women (up to 1 year after delivery as long as they are breastfeeding), infants and children up to their 5th birthday.
Benefits of WIC include: Nutrition education for families, breastfeeding education and support, referrals to community resources, health assessments, and supplemental foods such as milk, cheese, eggs, fruits and vegetables, beans, peanut butter, juice, cereal, and infant formula and foods.
WIC services are provided by appointment each week on Tuesday, as well as other times by appointment only.
If you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (660) 947-4100.
WIC is part of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and receives funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.