***Please note: Due to COVID-19, WIC is not accepting walk-in visits. You must call to schedule an appointment. Click here for location and contact information.***
***Learn more about service changes at Columbus Public Health due to COVID-19 here. Click 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.
- 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 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.
Google Map (Includes addresses & phone numbers)
Franklin County WIC Map (Printable)
Franklin County WIC Map (Spanish Version)
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 on the lawn of Columbus Public Health (240 Parsons Ave.), on the last Thursday of July and first two Thursdays of August. Please note that due to COVID-19, the farmers market will be held at alternative sites this year. To stay up to date on the 2020 Farmers Markets, follow us on Facebook @FranklinCoWIC.
- Click here for a list of markets where WIC will be present. Click here for the farmers market pamphlet.
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
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:
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@example.com.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.