WIC

W.I.C., a program that provides supplemental nutritious foods and nutritional counseling for eligible pregnant and nursing women, infants and children to age five. Clinics are held on a regular basis at the Warsaw office and in Cole Camp at St. Paul's Lutheran Church the first Tuesday of the month. Appointments are required for all WIC clinics.

 

WOMEN, INFANTS & CHILDREN

 

What is WIC?

  •         A nutrition, education program

  •    Offers supplemental food

  • Breastfeeding Education & Support

  •  Health Assessment

Who Qualifies?

  •  Women & Teens who are pregnant

  •    Infants

  •     Women & Teens who are breastfeeding

  •     Children up to the age of five

  •   Women & Teens whose pregnancy ended less than six months ago

  •     In Missouri, must meet nutritional or medical guidelines

Why?

  •     Good nutrition will help provide the best possible start in life

  •     The ingredients are necessary for you and your child

  •     The ingredients help your child grow and stay health & strong

Where?

  •     Contact the local WIC office at Benton County Health Department at 1238 Commercial St.

or

  •     Call the WIC office at (660) 438-2876

 

  WIC is done by

appointment only.

 

 

 

 

 


Missouri WIC Income Guidelines

Benton County Health Department


 

 

 

Missouri WIC Income Guidelines / Reglas de Ingresos del Programa de WIC en Missouri
(Effective from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014)
 

Persons in Family or Household Size

Annual

Monthly

Twice-Monthly

Bi-Weekly

Weekly

1 $21,257 $1,772 $886 $818 $409
2 28,694 2,392 1,196 1,104 552
3 36,131 3,011 1,506 1,390 695
4 43,568 3,631 1,816 1,676 838
5 51,005 4,251 2,126 1,962 981
6 58,442 4,871 2,436 2,248 1,124
7 65,879 5,490 2,745 2,534 1,267
8 73,316 6,110 3,055 2,820 1,410
Each Add'l Member Add +$7,437 +620 +310 +287 +144

 

Pregnant women are counted as two family members. Income guidelines are based on 185% of poverty level. 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

 Cuentan a las mujeres embarazadas como dos miembros de la familia. Las reglas del ingreso se basan el 185% del nivel de pobreza. 

Esta institucion es un proveedor de igualdad de oportunidades!