Fayette County Wic & Nutrition Center

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Fayettevile, GA
Contact Information

300 Lee Street
Fayettevile, GA - 30214

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About Fayette County Wic & Nutrition Center

The Official WIC program is available to low to moderate income pregnant women, recently delivered women, breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. Fathers can also bring their children to apply for WIC. You may apply for WIC if you are working or unemployed. Check the Income Guidelines Table to see if you are eligible for WIC. This website was created for women looking for WIC information and locations. We are also working towards adding other locations and services that may help out women.

Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00 PM-5:0 PM




Help When Help is Most Needed
 

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

WIC is available to:


You can take the WIC Eligibility Assessment to see if you qualify* or contact your local WIC office to make an appointment and find out which documents you will need to bring with you.


(To find your local WIC agency use the clinic listing)  At your appointment, WIC staff will check to see if you and your family qualify).


Online Intake Form

* This online tool is only a preliminary assessment – only Local WIC Agency staff can determine if you qualify for WIC services.

WIC Provides

Use their clinic listing or call 1-800-228-9173.


Program at a Glance
The Georgia WIC program is the nation s fifth largest Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.


The Food and Nutrition Service administers the program at the federal level and provides funds to state agencies for implementation.


At the state level, the Georgia Department of Public Health, Georgia WIC Program administers the program.


WIC has provided nutrition education and supplemental foods to low income families for over thirty years.
In federal fiscal year (FFY) 2015, Georgia’s WIC provided benefits to approximately 264,299 participants.


WIC contributed $263.5 million to the state s economy in FFY 2015.
Georgia WIC services are provided through 18 health districts and one contract agency.


Services are provided at over 203 locations including:


There are approximately 1,400 authorized vendors that are participating in the WIC food delivery system who were redeeming approximately one million vouchers each month.


Eligibility
WIC serves women, infants, and children in families with income at or below 185 percent of the federal 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.


Services
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.


Program Objectives
Increase entry into care for prenatals, infants and children.
Increase infant breastfeeding initiation and duration.


Decrease number of children who are overweight or obese.


Increase nutrition education of participants.


Utilize technology to maximize efficiency

Contact Information
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)2 Peachtree Street, NW10th FloorAtlanta, GA 30303

Participants should call: 1-800-228-9173

Vendors should call: 1-866-814-5468

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