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  • Buford Center : 770.614.2401
  • Lawrenceville Center : 770.339.4283
  • Norcross Center : 770.638.5700
  • Lilburn WIC : 678.924.1546
  • Newton Center : 770.786.9086
  • Rockdale Center : 770.785.4345

 

WIC (Women, Infants & Children)

Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments’ WIC is Georgia’s largest Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) administers the program at the federal level and provides funds to state agencies for implementation. At the state level, the Department of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health Program, Office of Nutrition and WIC, administers the program.

Things to Know

WIC has provided nutrition education, breastfeeding support and supplemental foods to low income families for over thirty years. In federal fiscal year (FFY) 2010, Georgia WIC provided benefits to approximately 303,000 participants.  In Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale counties approximately 30,384 participants were provided benefits.  WIC contributes approximately $3.3 billion to the state’s economy and $30 million to the economies of Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale counties.

WIC services are provided through 5 health centers and 1 WIC only clinic. Services are provided daily in all sites and provide referrals for other related services including immunization, family planning, as well as other programs.

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Non-discrimination Statement 

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice).

Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.