Help for Women and Children


WIC offers healthy food and fresh produce to support women and children.

Healthy Food Makes a Big Difference

Women Infants & Children, or WIC, is available to mothers who qualify.

The Lafayette County Health Department offers the WIC program to Women, Infants, and Children who meet income eligibility requirements or who are adjunct eligible. Contact us to learn more.

Get a Healthy Start


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. Lafayette County Health Department provides 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 is offered at the following locations:

Lafayette County Health Department
547 South Business Highway 13,
Lexington MO 64067
660-259-4371 x 2008

Monday 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Satellite Clinics:

Higginsville   Grace United Methodist Church  First and Third Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Odessa – First United Methodist Church   Second and Fourth Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Concordia  Bethel United Church of Christ   Second Wednesday of the month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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

  • Support and help with breastfeeding
  • Personal counseling and nutrition information
  • Supplemental foods
  • Referrals to other health programs that could benefit a family

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

Call 660-259-4371 x2008 for an appointment or learn more. All services are provided on a non-discriminatory basis.

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.