The WIC Program provides services to pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up to five years of age who are at nutritional risk. Services are based on medical and income eligibility. The primary services provided are:
- Health screening and risk assessment
- Nutrition education and counseling
- Breastfeeding promotion and support. Check out our Breastfeeding Support page on FACEBOOK!
- Referrals to services specific to individual needs, such as health care providers and social services agencies
- Monthly instruments for nutritional, supplemental foods
Please visit the State of Missouri WIC website for information on income eligibility guidelines.
Forms and Documents
If you are an existing or prospective WIC client, save yourself time by printing and completing the appropriate forms and diet sheets below before visiting our office:
WIC Medicaid Form
Nutrition Assessment for Women
Nutrition Assessment for Infants
Nutrition Assessment for Children Ages 1-5
Evaluación Sobre La Nutrición Para Mujeres
Evaluación Sobre La Nutrición Para Bebes
Evaluación Sobre La Nutrición Para Niños de 1-5 Años
If your child has a medical condition that requires the use of special formula and conventional foods are precluded, restricted, and inadequate to meet his or her special nutritional needs, please ask your Medical Provider to complete the following form:
Medical Documentation - Health Care Provider Authorization
All information contained within the Platte County Health Department’s website is intended for educational purposes only and is not to be used for diagnosis or treatment. The information is provided to further the understanding of WIC nutrition and related matters. Consumers should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something they may have seen on this site. Nutritionists, physicians and other health care professionals are encouraged to consult other sources and confirm information contained on this site. References to any non-governmental entity, product, service, or source of information that may be contained in this site should not be considered an endorsement, either direct or implied, by the Platte County Health Department. Additionally, the Department cannot be held responsible for information contained on other sites to which its website may be linked. If any offensive information is found on these sites, we would appreciate immediate notification by phone at (816) 587-5998.
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, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department.
To file a complaint of discrimination write U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication,1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (866) 632-9992 (voice) or (202) 260-1026 (local) or (800) 795-3272 (toll free). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.