Community Support Services

CHI Franciscan Health offers support services to underserved or uninsured women and children in our community. WIC (Women, Infants and Children) in Washington State include Maternity Support Services (MSS) are available for pregnant women who need prenatal support, preventive-healthcare, nutrition, health education, and community resource referrals. For more information about our programs, please call or visit one of our clinics.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program

WIC is a free food and preventive-health program for pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children. Pregnant women, and children under five years of age, may be eligible for WIC services. Income guidelines benefit working families on tight budgets, unemployed families and families on public assistance or medical coupons.

Maternity Support Services (MSS)

In collaboration with Step by Step, a community agency, Franciscan offers community resources, referrals, education, financial assistance, housing, family planning, counseling, nutritional education and more to women in need, both during pregnancy and the weeks following childbirth. For more information, visit

Program locations
11216 Bridgeport Way Southwest
Lakewood, WA 98499
121 132nd Street, South
Parkland, WA 98447

More resources

Breastfeeding/lactation support
Childbirth and parenting classes