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WIC

Women, Infants and Children

What is WIC?

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a special supplemental nutrition program which provides services to pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children up to their 5th birthday based on nutritional risk and income eligibility. 

What benefits does WIC offer?

Health Screenings (Height/Weight/Hemoglobin Check)

Nutritional Risk Assessment

Nutrition Education and Counseling

Breastfeeding support, education and assistance

Free or loaned breast pumps

Referrals to community based programs

Supplemental Food Vouchers

 

Who is eligible to receive WIC benefits?

1. Pregnant women

2. Postpartum women

Up to 6 months after pregnancy loss
Breastfeeding women (up to 1 year after delivery)
Non-breastfeeding women ( up to 6 months after delivery)

3. Infants/Children from birth to five years

vAll applicants must meet   income eligibility guidelines.
v Individuals who meet income and category guidelines will be assessed for nutritional risk factors
vYou do not have to be a US citizen to participate in WIC

MORE PROGRAM INFORMATION

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Food Package Information

Online Nutrition Education

Lactation Support

Physician Information and Forms

Contact Information:

 414 E Main St
Union MO. 63084

Main line: (636) 583-7307 OR 1-800-738-9942

Fax: (636) 584-0845

 

Franklin County Offices  400 E Locust, Union, MO. 63084    hours: M-F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM