Mothers & Children

The Richland County Health Department hosts the local WIC program.

Office hours are Tuesday and Wednesday, from 8 am to 5 pm 

WIC postcard 2021

For more information, please visit Montana State website


Bright By Text

The Richland County Health Department's Best Beginnings Program has teamed up with Bright by Text, a national parent texting program to put expert tips, games and child development information directly into the hand of parents and caregivers of children between 0-8 years of age. Here are some important benefits you receive when you sign up for this great resource:

  • Builds nurturing caregiver-child relationships, and positively impacts a child's healthy development and school readiness.
  • Will help provide equitable solutions to early education while schools remain closed.
  • Helps parents and caregivers make the most out of time at home with their children by illustrating fun and easy activities, providing positive parenting tips and resources, and even video content to guide a child's development.
  • Receive updates on activities going on in Richland County.

To sign up, parents and caregivers of children under 8 can test the words 406PARENTS to 274448 or visit Bright by Text website.