Lamar County WIC Offices are local branches of the federal Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program. Lamar County WIC Offices process applications for nutritional assistance, provide nutritional education, and administer food services to eligible individuals and families. Pregnant and recently pregnant women, infants, and young children can receive benefits if they meet income eligibility requirements and are at nutrition risk. Eligible participants receive nutrition education resources, and WIC Offices can accept and process applications. A WIC Office also administers monthly food benefits, determines eligibility for nutrition assistance, and conducts assessments for nutrition risk. WIC Offices in Lamar County, Mississippi provide resources and services through their websites.
Forrest County Health Department WIC Office Hattiesburg MS 5008 Old Highway 42 39402 601-583-0291
Lamar County Health Department WIC Office Purvis MS 207 Main Street 39475 601-794-1055
Lamar County Purvis Distribution Center WIC Office Purvis MS 47 Deep South Lane 39475 601-794-6294