Women, Infants and Children Supplement Program (WIC)

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Women, Infants And Children Supplement Program (Wic)
… is a health and nutrition program for Women, Infants and children, aimed at preventing problems in growth and development. Nutritious food supplements are provided to the following individuals who are found to have special nutritional needs:

  • Pregnant women
  • Nursing mothers
  • Women with babies under 6 months of age
  • Infants
  • Children up to age 5

Nutrition education is also provided to the adult participants. SERVES JEFFERSON COUNTY MISSOURI ONLY.

If you would like more information on the WIC Program or other WIC locations, visit this link:
Missouri Women, Children and Infants program.

Click here for Missouri WIC Approved Food List.

(This list is good thru September 30, 2015)

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

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Events/Breastfeeding Services

  • Individual Breastfeeding Support
  • Breastfeeding Classes (held at our Hillsboro office from 5:30pm to 6:30pm every third Thursday of the month, except for the month of December; in case of inclement weather please call our Breastfeeding Help Line for cancellation information)
  • Lactation Assistance
  • Private Lactation Room
  • Nutrition Counseling for the Breastfeeding Mom
  • Quarterly Breastfeeding Mom’s Support Group
  • Breastfeeding Help Line – 636-789-2686 Ext. 103 or 636-797-2688 Ext. 103
  • After Hours Breastfeeding Help Line (Day, Evening & Weekends) please leave a (voice or text) message at: 314-578-5135

Services Are Provided At Both Locations:

Hillsboro Office
#2 Merchant Drive
Hillsboro, MO 63050
Arnold Site
Jefferson County Health Dept.
1818 Lonedell Rd.
Arnold, MO 63010

For further information please call: (636) 789-2686 or (636) 797-2688 ext. 103

Links:

For a copy of the card below, please speak with one of our WIC staff at your next visit.

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WIC Locations
(Operates by appointment ONLY)

Arnold
Jefferson County Health Dept.
1818 Lonedell Rd
Arnold, MO 63010
Click here to view in Google Map
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
Hillsboro
JFCAC Office
Last Building on Merchants Drive-Lower Level
Hillsboro, MO 63050
Click here to view in Google Map
  • Monday
  • Thursday

For more information and/or an appointment, please call: 636-789-2686 ext 108
TT/TTY (For speech and hearing impaired): 1-800-735-2966 – Voice 1-800-735-2466

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is W.I.C.?
W.I.C. is a supplemental food and nutrition education program for Pregnant, Breastfeeding, Postpartum women, Infants, and Children up to the age of 5.
Do you have to have an appointment to get on the program?
Yes, you have to call (636)789-2686 or (636)797-2688 ext. 108.
How do you qualify for the program?
You have to qualify by your income first and then have either a medical or nutritional risk that will be determined by one of our health professionals. If you are on Medicaid, TANF, or food stamps you automatically qualify by your income.
Where is W.I.C. located?
We have two locations: In Hillsboro -at the Jefferson Franklin Community Action Building at #2 Merchant Drive (Mondays, Thursdays) and in Arnold at the Jefferson County Health Dept., 1818 Lonedell Rd., Arnold, MO 63010 (Tuesday and Wednesdays). You must call (636)789-2686 or (636)797-2688 ext. 108 to make an appointment at the closest location to your home.
What services will I get on the program?
  • prenatal nutrition services
  • infant/child nutrition services
  • breastfeeding services
  • food instruments
What breastfeeding services are available?
  • Breastfeeding Classes
  • Mom to mom support
  • Lactation counselor and peer counselor
  • Nutritionists and RN’s
  • Pumps available

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Missouri WIC Income Guidelines
Effective April 01, 2014 – March 31, 2015

Family Size Annual Monthly Weekly
1 21,590 1,800 416
2 29,101 2,426 560
3 36,612 3,051 705
4 44,123 3,677 849
5 51,634 4,303 993
6 59,145 4,929 1,138
7 66,656 5,555 1,282
8 74,167 6,181 1,427
9 81,678 6,807 1,572
10 89,189 7,433 1,717
11 96,700 8,059 1,862
12 104,211 8,685 2,007
13 111,722 9,311 2,152
14 119,233 9,937 2,297
15 126,744 10,563 2,442
16 134,255 11,189 2,589
Each additional family member Plus 7,511 Plus 626 Plus 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.

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