Columbus WIC Office

Find Columbus Georgia WIC Offices. WIC Offices provide information on WIC programs (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) applications and income/eligibility requirements, benefits, food stamp offices and checks, jobs, online education, and classes, approved food lists, grocery stores, and vendors.


Columbus Health Department WIC Office 2100 Comer Avenue Columbus GA 31904 706-321-6280


Columbus Health Department WIC Office 2100 Comer Avenue Columbus GA 31904 800-789-5502

Columbus Teenage Parenting Center WIC Office 2701 11th Avenue Columbus GA 31904 706-649-7500

Columbus University of Georgia WIC Office 19th Street Columbus GA 31901 706-653-4200

About Columbus WIC Offices

Columbus WIC Offices are branch locations of the agency that provides access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional programs offered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service agency in Columbus, GA. The WIC program promotes the health of Columbus low-income women, infants, and children by providing food, nutrition education, and referrals to health care.

You may contact the WIC Office for questions about:
  • Columbus WIC program
  • WIC program eligibility
  • WIC program application and enrollment
  • WIC participants in Columbus, Georgia
  • Columbus Department of Health
Columbus WIC Program

The Columbus WIC program is funded by the federal government and administered by Georgia through the Georgia Department of Public Health, which distribute funds to local organizations that operate WIC Offices in Columbus. WIC Offices may be local government agencies, community action agencies, human service agencies, or other non-profit organizations. These WIC Offices, sometimes referred to as Columbus WIC Clinics, accept and process applications for WIC benefits, and they are located throughout Georgia.

WIC Food Program

Columbus WIC benefits include Food Packages, which enable recipients to purchase supplemental foods designed specifically for the nutritional needs of pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants, and young children. In most states, the Food Package benefit is provided to the recipient on an eWIC or EBT card. The WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides WIC recipients in Columbus with coupons that they may use for purchases at farmers markets. WIC benefits also include consultations with nutritionists and other professionals regarding dietary needs, referrals to other Columbus health care providers, and opportunities to meet with groups of other mothers and children. WIC also promotes and supports breastfeeding.

Applying for WIC in Columbus

Eligibility is restricted to pregnant and recently pregnant women, infants, and young children. Income restrictions also apply. Georgia state government has the flexibility to set the maximum income limit at anywhere between 100% and 185% of the federal poverty income guidelines. However, eligible women and children who are participating in SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, and certain other public assistance programs may automatically meet the income requirements of WIC. Columbus WIC recipients must also have been determined to be at "nutrition risk." WIC Offices accept applications for WIC benefits and determine eligibility for benefits. In addition to processing applications, Columbus WIC Offices may conduct the assessment for nutrition risk.