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The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program is a nutrition education program that provides healthy foods, nutrition information and referrals to health and social services in the community.

WIC clinic locations in Missoula County:

Missoula WIC has multiple locations in Missoula County with sites at the University of Montana, Lolo, Seeley Lake and a clinic in Drummond, Montana.  You do not need to reside in the county you are seeking services from.     

WIC participants benefit from a wide variety of services including:

  • Nutrition screening, education and counseling to improve eating behaviors and reduce or eliminate nutrition problems.
  • Access to preventive health programs and referrals to private and public health providers.
  • Vouchers to purchase healthy foods at supermarkets across Montana.
  • Breastfeeding support and counseling.

WIC also offers the following services:

  • Vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables at seasonal farmer's markets.
  • Breast pumps.
  • Informational materials.
  • Nutrition and health related videos.
  • Cooking classes provided by EFNEP.
  • Prenatal classes.
  • Regular monitoring of infants and children.
  • Dental referrals.
  • Access to low cost well child exams through Partnership Health Center.
  • Referrals to over 250 local health and social services.

WIC is available to:

  • Pregnant women.
  • Breastfeeding women.
  • Postpartum women.
  • Women whose pregnancy ended early.
  • Infants.
  • Children up to the age of five.

WIC Eligibility

Those caring for young children including mothers,fathers, grandparents, legal guardians and foster parents are encouraged to apply to the Montana WIC Program.

Eligibility Guidelines

  • WIC participation will NOT reduce Food Stamps or TANF benefits
  • You do NOT have to participate in another program to participate in WIC.