Health Department

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administration office at 10777 Main Street in Fairfax is open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Clinic services are not offered at this location.
703-246-2411 TTY 711
10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030
Gloria Addo-Ayensu, M.D., M.P.H.
Director of Health

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program

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About WIC
Infant Formula
WIC Locations
Applying for WIC
More Resources and Information

For all WIC appointments and questions, please call 703-246-5599. 

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) aims to improve the health of pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and children under five years of age. Participants must meet categorical, income, residential and nutrition risk eligibility requirements.

WIC program services include:

  • Supplemental nutritious food.
  • Nutrition counseling and education.
  • Breastfeeding promotion and support.
    • Breastfeeding promotion and support is provided by the WIC Program through assistance and education, peer counselors, classes, and supplies and equipment (such as pumps).
  • Information and referrals to health care and social services.

Infant Formula

While breastfeeding is strongly encouraged by the American Academy of Pediatrics, many babies rely on infant formula for some or all of their nutritional needs. The current WIC infant formula contract is with Abbott, the maker of Similac formula. Check with your baby’s health care provider to determine which infant formula to choose. Some specialty formulas are covered by WIC. The safe preparation and feeding of formulas is important for your baby’s health. Prepare infant formula according to instructions on the infant formula label.

Don’t feed your baby homemade formula. It is dangerous for your baby. Learn more.

For the latest information on infant formula shortages or recalls, visit the U.S. Food & Drug Administration webpage on infant formula.


We are looking for qualified nutritionists who love children and want to support families in our community. Take the next step in your career:

WIC Locations

Fairfax County Health Department WIC services are being delivered in a hybrid format with both in-person and remote appointments. Check with your WIC office about remote appointments.

Please call one of the sites listed below for an appointment or assistance. All offices can be reached at 703-246-5599. TTY for all sites: 711. Voice mail messages will be returned by WIC staff as soon as possible.

WIC offices are open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

View WIC Locations in a larger map

Annandale District Office
7611 Little River Turnpike,  
Suite 301E (East Wing)
Annandale, VA 22003


Mount Vernon Office
8350 Richmond Highway,
Suite 233
Alexandria, VA 22309


Herndon/Reston Office
1850 Cameron Glen Drive,
Suite 100
Reston, VA 20190


Springfield Office
Cary Building, First floor,
8136 Old Keene Mill Road
Springfield VA 22152


HealthWorks for Northern Virginia
1141 Elden Street,
Suite 200
Herndon, VA 20170

Inova Cares Clinic for Women
6400 Arlington Boulevard,
Suite 110
Falls Church, VA 22042


Joseph Willard Center
3750 Blenheim Boulevard,
Fairfax, VA 22030


HealthWorks at Sully Community Center
13800 Wall Road,
Herndon, VA 20170


Fort Belvoir
(for military community only)
Army Community Services
5965 6th Street,
Building 1263
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

Applying for WIC


  • Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding up to one year after delivery, or non-breastfeeding postpartum women up to 6 months after delivery or end of pregnancy.
  • Infants and children up to five years.


  • Resident of Virginia.


Nutrition Risk

  • An assessment will be done at the WIC clinic that will involve questions about diet and checking height, weight, and iron level.

  • Contact Fairfax County WIC for more information and to schedule an appointment.
  • See if you may be eligible and request an appointment at the clinic most convenient for you.

Additional Information and Resources

Update for Providers!

See updates and FAQs related to the Virginia WIC Request for Special Prescription,
WIC-395 Form, from the Virginia Department of Health. 


Breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition for most infants. It can also reduce the risk for certain health conditions for both infants and mothers.

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USDA Nondiscrimination 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:, 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:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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