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WIC Qualifications

The Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program is a nutrition education, health promotion and supplemental food program that helps mothers and young children eat well and stay healthy.

Missouri WIC Eat Healthy Stay Well

Who Qualifies for WIC?

  • Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum
  • Infants
  • Children under 5 years of age

All applicants must meet income guidelines.  Individuals who meet income and category guidelines will be assessed for nutritional risk factors during the certification process. You can use the WIC Prescreening Tool to see if you are eligible.

To apply for WIC benefits you must visit a WIC agency near you.  Taney County Health Department offers WIC at both locations:

Branson Location: (417)334-4544 or 1-888-294-9530 (toll free)
Forsyth Location: (417)546-4725 or 1-888-707-4725 (toll free)

For additional assistance in finding a WIC agency near you call
1-800-TEL-LINK

WIC Benefits

Benefits of WIC are provided at no cost to the participant.  WIC benefits include:

  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Breastfeeding education and support
  • Breastpumps
  • Checks to buy nutritious foods to keep you and your children healthy
  • Referrals for other health programs

Related Links

US Department of Agriculture - Food and Nutrition Services - WIC

Department of Health and Human Services - WIC and Nutrition Services

Missouri WIC Association

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East Office:      15479 State Highway 160, Forsyth, MO 65653   Phone: 417-546-4725 or 1-888-707-4725        Fax: 417-546-4727
West Office:               320 Rinehart Road, Branson, MO 65616    Phone: 417-334-4544 or 1-888-294-9530        Fax: 417-335-5727

Animal Control Center: 255 Critter Trail, Hollister, MO 65672    Phone: 417-332-0172 Fax: 417-332-2672        Fax: 417-332-2672