There is good news for mothers and their children in Lafayette County who may need assistance providing healthy food and a balanced diet for their families.  The Women, Infants and Children, or “WIC” program has expanded. Lafayette County Health Department has been given permission to be a subcontractor with Rodgers Lafayette to do outreach WIC services in Lafayette County.  Demand for the WIC program has been increasing over the years, and the partnership will help accommodate that growth.

WIC will be offered at the following locations:

Lafayette County Health Department
547 South Business Highway 13
Lexington  MO  64067
Mondays   1pm – 4pm
Wednesdays  1pm – 4pm
Outreach Clinics:
Concordia – Bethel United Church of Christ

Rodgers Lafayette Office
811A South Business Highway 13
Lexington, MO  64067
Tuesdays 8am-5pm
Wednesdays 8am – 12pm

Outreach Clinics:
Higginsville-Salem United Church of Christ
Odessa – First United Methodist Church                   

The WIC program provides healthy food and nutrition to women and their children. Benefits of the WIC program include:

Mothers may qualify for WIC services if they are pregnant, breastfeeding or have an infant younger than 12 months of age, or a child or children under the age of 5. There is no cost for the service. To be eligible, families must meet income guidelines and be in need of nutritional education.

Call 660-259-3823 (Rodgers-Lafayette) or 660-259-4371 (Lafayette County Health Department) for an appointment or more information.  All services are provided on a non-discriminatory basis.