Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

The WIC program provides breastfeeding support, nutrition education, referrals to appropriate health agencies, and nutritious foods for eligible applicants.

Those who are eligible:

  • Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum
  • Infants
  • Children under 5 years of age
All applicants must meet income guidelines.
To make sure your WIC appointment runs as smoothly as possible, please bring the following information with you.  If you do not have some of the information, please come to your appointment anyway.

Proof of Identity

  • For Infants/Children – Immunization Record, Birth Certificate, Hospital Record
  • For Adults – Photo ID such as a Drivers License, Passport, Employment ID, School ID or State ID

Proof of Residency

  • Current Utility Bill, Rent/Mortgage Receipt
  • Written Statement from a Reliable Third Party

Proof of Income

  • MoHealthNet, TANF or Food Stamps Approval/Eligibility Authorization Form Letter
  • Pay Stubs, Direct Deposit Slip, Military Pay Receipt
  • W-2 Forms
  • Federal Tax Forms
  • Public Assistance, Social Security, Unemployment or Workman’s Compensation


Shannon County Health Center
18018 Grey Jones Drive
Eminence, MO  65466

Pioneer Baptist Church
10293 Old Hwy 60
Birch Tree, MO  65438

At your WIC appointments, you will meet with a health professional.  He or she will give you suggestions and ideas about healthy eating for you and your children.

A Certified Breastfeeding Peer Counselor is also available to answer all your breastfeeding questions.

To schedule a WIC appointment or get more information, contact Corrie Mahan at 573-226-3914 or 800-777-3915.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint FormPDF Document, (AD-3027) found online at:  http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.  To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C.  20250-9410;

Fax:  (202) 690-7442;

Email:  program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.