WIC

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program is a federally-funded health and nutrition program for:

  • Infants and Children age 1 to 5 years (including foster children)
  • Pregnant Women
  • Breastfeeding Mothers (up to 1 year)
  • Postpartum Women (up to 6 months)

WIC is available to:

  • low income pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women
  • low income parent or guardian who is the sole provider of children under age five who are at nutritional risk and who are at or below 185 percent of the federal poverty level

WIC provides:

  • Special checks to buy healthy foods from WIC-authorized vendors – milk, eggs, bread, cereal, juice, peanut butter, and much more
  • Information about nutrition and health to help you and your family eat well and be healthy
  • Support and information about breastfeeding your baby
  • Help in finding health care and other community services

Georgia participants receive: 

  • a nutrition assessment
  • health screening
  • medical history
  • body measurements (weight and height)
  • hemoglobin check
  • nutrition education
  • breastfeeding support
  • referrals to other health and social services
  • and vouchers for healthy foods. 

WIC serves women, infants, and children in families with income at or below 185 percent of the federally poverty level or enrolled in Medicaid; and who are at risk for nutritional deficiencies. Participant categories consist of pregnant, postpartum and breast-feeding women; infants and children up to their fifth birthday.
WIC services are available to everyone regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, political belief, disability or sex.

WIC is available at all county health departments in the South Health District.  For more information or to make an appointment, contact your local health department.  Contact information can be found by clicking here and clicking your local health department.


Atkinson County Health Department

461 Albany Avenue, East
Pearson, GA – 31642
(855) 473-4374
Call for an appointment


Bacon County Health Department

101 North Wayne Street
Alma, GA – 31510
(912)632-4712
Call for an appointment


Ben Hill County Health Department

251 Appamattox Road
Fitzgerald, GA – 31750
(229)426-5288
Call for an appointment


Ben Hill County Health Department

251 Appamattox Road
Fitzgerald, GA – 31750
(229)426-5288
Call for an appointment


Brooks County Health Department

500 East Courtland
Quitman, GA – 31643
(229) 263-7585
Call for an appointment


Clinch  County Health Department

405 Sweat Street
Homerville, GA – 31634
(912)487-2199
Call for an appointment



Coffee County Health Department

1111 W. Baker Highway
Douglas, GA – 31533
(855) 473-4374
Call for an appointment



Colquitt County Health Department

214 West Central
Moultrie, GA – 31768
(229)891-7100
Call for an appointment



Cook County Health Department

204 North Parish Street
Adel, GA – 31620
(229)896-3030
Call for an appointment


Echols County Health Department

149 Highway 94 East
Statenville, GA – 31648
(229)559-5103
Call for an appointment



Irwin County Health Department

107 West 4th Street
Ocilla, GA – 31774
(229)468-5003
Call for an appointment



Lanier County Health Department

205 Murrell Street
Lakeland, GA – 31635
(229)482-3294
Call for an appointment


Lowndes County Health Department

Hahira
503 W. Main Street
Hahira, GA – 31632
(229)794-2665
Call for an appointment

Lake Park
751 Country Lane
Lake Park, GA – 31636
(229)559-6470
call for an appointment.

Valdosta
206 S Patterson St
Valdosta GA
 31601-5668 
(229) 245-2350 
(229) 249-2677

Call for an appointment


Thomas County Health Department

484 Smith Avenue
Thomasville, GA – 31792
(229)226-4250
Call for an appointment



Tift County Health Department

305 East 12th Street
Tifton, GA – 31794
(229)386-9373
Call for an appointment



Turner County Health Department

745 Hudson Avenue
Ashburn, GA 31714
Phone: 229-567-4357
Fax: 229-567-3947
Call for an appointment


Ware County Health Department

1101 Church Street
Waycross, GA 31501
Phone: 912-285-6002
Fax: 912-284-2980
Call for an appointment



Worth County Health Department

1012 West Franklin Street, 
Sylvester, GA 31791
Phone:(229) 777-2150
Call for an appointment


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