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 the Missoula Food Bank. 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.
  • Special infant formulas may be provided when prescribed by a physician for a specified medical condition. Missoula WIC Formula Prescription Form  

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 
  • Individuals and families may automatically qualify for WIC if they already participate in programs such as Medicaid, SNAP (formerly food stamps) and/or TANF (Temporary assistance for needy families).

To be eligible for WIC, you must meet the income guidelines and be able to provide other specific documentations including identification and proof of Montana state residency. When you call to set up an appointment we'll let you know what else you'll need to bring!

Missoula City-County Health Department

(Main Office)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Thursdays 

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Walk In Wednesdays
10 a.m. - 4p.m.

 Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

301 W Alder

Missoula

UM Villages

Third Tuesday of the month
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

2603 Maurice

Missoula

Seeley Lake

(Faith Chapel Church)

First Tuesday of the month
9 a.m.– 3 p.m.

3260 Hwy 83 North, Faith Chapel sign

Seeley Lake

Lolo

(Spirit of Christ Mission)

Second Tuesday of the month
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

5475 Farm Lane

Lolo

 

Missoula Food Bank

 

Every Monday & Thursday 

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1720 Wyoming

 Missoula

 

 Call Us Today!  (406) 258-4740

Fax: (406) 258-4906

FREE PARKING in front of the Health Department on Alder Street (facing the building) and along Health Department on Woody Street. The spots below are just for our WIC participants.  

 

WIC Parking Spring 2019