|More than half of all infants born in Missouri receive WIC services during their first year of life. The Joplin City WIC Office, 321 E. 4th St. (upper level of building), has announced that the funding has been approved to continue to provide WIC services for federal fiscal year 2012 (October 1, 2011 thru September 30, 2012) with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the terms of the contract, Joplin City WIC will be able to serve 3,677 eligible participants.
To qualify for the WIC program, participants must:
- Provide proof of identity and proof of Missouri residence
- Meet certain income requirements
- visit the WIC clinic to have their nutritional/health status assessed by a health professional.
To set up an appointment phone (417) 623-1928.