WIC

W.I.C., is 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, 2014 to June 30, 2015)
 

48 Contiguous States, D.C., Guam and Territories

Persons in Family or Household Size

Annual

Monthly

Twice-Monthly

Bi-Weekly

Weekly

1

$21,590

$1,800

$900

$831

$416

2

29,101

2,426

1,213

1,120

560

3

36,612

3,051

1,526

1,409

705

4

44,123

3,677

1,839

1,698

849

5

51,634

4,303

2,152

1,986

993

6

59,145

4,929

2,465

2,275

1,138

7

66,656

5,555

2,778

2,564

1,282

8

74,167

6,181

3,091

2,853

1,427

Each Add'l Member Add

+$7,511

+626

+313

+289

+145

 

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!