Women, Infants, and Children
WIC is a federally funded nutrition education and food supplement program for pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children ages 1 – 4. We hold monthly WIC Clinics in Plattsburg, Lathrop, and Cameron.
Who Is Eligible?
In order to be eligible, participants must:
- Must live in Missouri.
- Income: Household income may be no more than 185% of the federal poverty income guidelines. Go to the income guidelines for more information.
- Pregnant women, women breastfeeding an infant up to the infant’s first birthday, postpartum women up to six (6) months after delivery or end of pregnancy, infants up to their 1st birthday, children up to their 5th birthday.
Individuals who meet income and category guidelines will have a nutrition and health assessment completed during the certification process.
Still unsure? Use the prescreen tool or call us at 816-539-2144.
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) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
- Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
- Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.