Eligibility Guidelines

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The Missouri WIC program provides supplemental food, health care referrals, nutrition education and breastfeeding promotion and support to eligible Missourians.

Are you eligible?

  • You must live in Missouri
  • Your household income may be no more than 185% of the federal poverty income guidelines. See the income guidelines for more information.
  • You must be a pregnant person, breastfeeding an infant up to the infant's first birthday, postpartum up to six months after delivery (or end of pregnancy), an infant up to one year, or a child up to age 5.

Individuals who meet income and category guidelines will have a nutrition and health assessment completed during the certification process.

Check your eligibility using the WIC prescreen tool.

For More Information

If you have questions or are ready to participate in WIC, call us at (417) 864-1540, text us at 1-888-754-0693 

Visit us at:
1720 W Grand
Springfield, MO 65802

WIC is an equal opportunity program funded by the USDA. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (866) 632-9992 (voice) or (202) 260-1026 (local). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.