Help for Women and Children

WIC

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 mothers who meet income eligibility requirements. Contact us to learn more.

Get a Healthy Start

WIC

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.

Outreach Clinics:

Higginsville-Salem United Church of Christ – 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.

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 more information. All services are provided on a non-discriminatory basis.

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.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.