Women, Infants & Children Nutrition Program (WIC)
WIC is a federally funded program designed to improve the nutritional health of financially eligible women, infants and children up to age 5.
Who is eligible for WIC?
- Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or whose pregnancy recently ended
- Infants under 12 months old
- Children under 5 years of age
- Income Guidelines
Some of the services provided to eligible clients at no cost include:
- Nutrition education and guidance.
- Health screenings which include height/weight and BMI (Body Mass Index) charting as well as hemoglobin testing.
- Breastfeeding education and support.
- Issuance of vouchers/checks to purchase nutritious foods at local grocery stores to supplement your diet. Some of these foods are milk, cheese, infant formula, iron-
fortified cereal, eggs, beans, peanut butter, fruits and vegetables.
- Referrals for health care.
To schedule an appointment to sign up for WIC call (417) 926-
Services are provided at our three locations:
- Mountain Grove
For additional information on these services, contact:
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
FNS nutrition assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their subrecipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement:
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-
(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-
(2) Fax: (202) 690-
(3) Email: [email protected].
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.