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District 4 Public Health - About WIC

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children. District 4 provides WIC services FREE for eligible:

  • Infants and children 1-5 years old
  • Pregnant women
  • Postpartum women (up to 6 months)
  • Breastfeeding mothers (up to 1 year)

If you are a current member of the District 4 WIC program, you can make an appointment by calling 706.298.6080 or 770.722.0633.

All WIC participants must be at nutritional risk and have financial need. Click here to see the national WIC-eligibility requirements.

About the Program

WIC benefits individuals and families in need by increasing access to healthy foods, providing breastfeeding support, promoting low-risk births, and offering cost-savings to health care.

At WIC appointments, participants will get personalized nutritional advice from our friendly and welcoming staff of health experts. We will check height, weight and screen for anemia to track growth and development. Your appointment may also include breastfeeding support and advice.

Our WIC services include:

Only WIC participants are eligible to receive these benefits.

To see if you are eligible, apply for our program today!

To apply for WIC, complete and submit the WIC Online Intake Form. One of District 4’s WIC clinics will contact you to complete pre-clinic screening, see if you are eligible for services, and schedule an appointment. You can also contact the District 4 WIC program directly to apply—call 706.298.6080.

Non-Discrimination Statement 

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: https://www.usda.gov/oascr/filing-program-discrimination-complaint-usda-customer and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

1)     Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

2)     Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

3)     Email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Aviso de No Discriminación

De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, credo religioso, discapacidad, edad, creencias políticas, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o con discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] llamando al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Spanish_Form_508_Compliant_6_8_12_0.pdf. y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

(1)    correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)    fax: (202) 690-7442; o

(3)    correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov.

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.