Women, Infants and Children

Program Overview

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program provides supplemental food, health care referrals, nutrition education and breastfeeding promotion and support to eligible pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five (5). Fathers, grandparents, guardians, and foster parents may also apply for benefits for the children living in their household.

Participants get foods by using their eWIC cards for specific items at participating grocery stores and pharmacies. NECAC WIC is contracted to serve more than 19,000 clients each year in St. Charles and Warren counties.

Primary Services
  • Health screening

  • Risk assessment

  • Nutrition education & counseling

  • Breastfeeding Promotion & Support

  • Referrals to health care

  • Supplemental food no cost

How do I Apply

To be eligible, you must live in Missouri and meet the following guidelines:

  • Pregnant women

  • Women breastfeeding an infant up to the infant’s first birthday

  • Postpartum women up to six (6) months after delivery or end of pregnancy

  • Infants up to their 1st birthday

  • Children until their 5th birthday

Income: Household income may be no more than 185% of the federal poverty income guidelines. Families that qualify for supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) or temporary assistance for needy families (TANF) automatically qualify. Individuals who meet income and category guidelines will have a nutrition and health assessment during the certification process.

To see if you qualify for the Missouri WIC program, go to the income guidelines or the prescreen tool for further information.


More Information

St. Charles County

NECAC St. Charles County Service Center
3400 Meadow Pointe Drive
O’Fallon MO 63366
(636) 240-7350

Warren County

NECAC Warren County Service Center
120 E Main
Warrenton MO 63383
(636) 456-2933

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Non-Discrimination Statement