Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

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FAQ Related to Federal Government Shutdown and it's impact on Georgia WIC

WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children.  It is a nutrition program that provides healthy food, nutrition education and other services free of charge to Georgia families who qualify.  Find out if you and/or your children may be eligible.

Once you or your child has qualified for the WIC program, you will have access to:

  • Nutrition assessments
  • Health screenings
  • Body measurements (weight and height)
  • Hemoglobin checks
  • Nutrition education
  • Breastfeeding peer counselors
  • Hospital and home visits to support breastfeeding mothers
  • Referrals to other health and social services
  • Vouchers for free, healthy foods

Call the WIC Appointment Hotline for more information:
1-800-789-5502

Visit the Locations page to find a WIC office near you.