WIC – Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program that will help you and your child eat well and stay healthy.

Complete the online interest form to start your application today! 

Visit mowicinterestform.health.mo.gov

Who is Eligible?

  • Pregnant women
  • Women breastfeeding an infant up to the infant's 1st  birthday
  • Postpartum women up to 6 months after delivery or end of pregnancy
  • Infants up to their 1st birthday
  • Children from age 1 until their 5th birthday

Residential Requirements

  • Applicants must live in Missouri to receive Missouri WIC. 

Income Requirements

  • Applicants must have gross income at or below the standards attached below. Income guidelines are based on 185% of poverty level. 
  • WIC counts all of the members of a household.
  • Some applicants who receive MO Health Net may automatically meet income eligibility.
  • Applicants who receive food stamps or TANF are automatically income eligible.

WIC Offers... 

Personalized Nutrition Counseling

  • You and your child will receive a nutrition assessment, including a measurement of weight, height, and hemoglobin, to identify nutritional needs and interests
  • During every visit, you will have the opportunity to receive education and counseling on good nutrition, healthy eating, breastfeeding, and any special health concerns your family might have. 

Supplemental Nutritious Foods

  • WIC provides foods that promote healthy choices to meet your child's and your nutritional needs
  • Food provided by WIC are meant to supplement your diet and won't provide all nutritional requirements
  • Talk with your WIC Nutritionist about ideas to keep your family healthy. 

Breastfeeding Counseling and Support

  • Dunklin County WIC offers an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant on staff for breastfeeding help.
  • 24/7 breastfeeding support available from our breastfeeding peer counselor.
  • 2 breastfeeding classes are offered to all prenatal participants on the program. 
  • A breastfeeding support group is hosted every other month for mothers to connect. 


Dunklin County Health Department

402 Recovery Road

Kennett, MO 63857

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

(573) 888-9441

Malden WIC Office

1108 North Douglas

Malden, MO 63863

Wednesdays Only 9:00am - 3:30pm

(573) 276-3646

Kennett Head Start

1100 Homecrest St.

Kennett, MO 63857

Fourth Monday of each  month during the school year from 8:00am-10:00am

Kennett Early Head Start

918 Compress Rd.

Kennett, MO 63857

Third Thursday of each month from 8:00am-10:00am

Senath Head Start

206 East Hornbeck St.

Senath, MO 63876

Second Thursday of each month from 8:00am-10:00am

For more information, please visit www.health.mo.gov/wic.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

For more information or to file a program discrimination complaint, please visit https://health.mo.gov/living/families/wic/frauddatalinks/nondiscrimination/.

Dunklin County WIC Office

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