The Department of Community Health and the Environment renewed its contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to continue operating the popular Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program through 2016.
St. Charles County’s WIC program provides specific supplemental foods and nutrition education at no cost to qualifying pregnant or breastfeeding women, postpartum women, infants and children up to age 5.
Funded and administered at the federal level through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and managed at the state level by the Missouri DHHS’ Bureau of Nutrition Services and WIC, St. Charles County’s WIC program operates through the Division of Public Health, located at 1650 Boone’s Lick Road in St. Charles. Services are provided by scheduled appointment from 8:30 a.m.-noon or 1 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Persons interested in applying for WIC services in St. Charles County should call (636) 949-7402.