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What is WIC?

  • WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children. It helps mothers and young children eat well and stay healthy.

 

Who is WIC for?

  • Women who are pregnant, brestfeeding or whose pregnancy recently ended.
  • Infants and children under 5 years old

 

What can you get from WIC?

  • Brestfeeding education and support
  • Nutirition and health education
  • Personalized nutrition counseling
  • Refferrals to other health programs for you and your family
  • Checks to buy nutritious foods

 

What do I need to do to qualify?

  • You must meet the WIC income guidelines
  • Be at a nutritional risk
  • Be a Missouri resident