WIC Women Infants and Children

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

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Hours

Mon, Wed, Thur 
7:30 am - 5:00 pm 
(closed 12:30 - 1 pm)

Tues 
9:00 am - 7:00 pm 
(closed 2 - 3 pm)

Fri  
7:30 am - 11:30 am

Contact
(614) 645-7280 to locate the closest clinic for an appointment

(614) 645-7065 for breastfeeding help

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Program Information


***Learn more about service changes at Columbus Public Health due to COVID-19 hereClick here to view upcoming holiday closures.***
 

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program for women (pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding), infants and children up to 5 years old. WIC provides nutrition education, nutritious foods, and breastfeeding education and support.  

WIC is an important part of children's lives during critical times of growth and development to make sure they avoid health and growth problems.

WIC Provides:

  • Nutrition assessment, education, and counseling
  • Electronic benefits to use at major grocery stores for nutritious foods including infant foods, eggs, cereal, fruits, vegetables, whole grains, milk, peanut butter, and dried beans
  • Referral to health and social service providers
  • Breastfeeding education and support
  • Breast pumps for work or school as needed
  • Infant formula for infants not being exclusively breastfed

Who Is WIC For

WIC is for people who live in Franklin County, meet income guidelines and are at risk for medical or nutritional problems.

WIC Appointments

WIC services are provided by appointment at one of the many locations around Franklin County. Please check what you need to bring to each of your appointments.

WIC also provides services at many of our pop-up clinics. Please visit us on Facebook to find out more.

    WIC Locations  

    St. Stephens WIC moved to Linden Park WIC at 1350 Briarwood Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43211 and is a good location for families in the 43211, 43219, 43224 zip codes. The phone number is 614-645-8306.

    Google Map (Includes addresses & phone numbers)

    To search for the clinic closest to your zip code, click here.

    Please call 614-645-7280 if you need assistance contacting your local WIC clinic.

    WIC Farmers Market

    • WIC holds an annual Farmers Market each summer where WIC families can receive vouchers for fresh, local fruits and vegetables. Each active WIC member older than 6 months can receive 1 coupon booklet per year, up to 3 booklets per family. Each booklet is worth $20 and can be used at designated Farmers Markets throughout the season (July-October). Follow us @franklincowic for the latest updates!

    Equal Access 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: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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: [email protected].

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.