Health Department

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

 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.

Eligibility

Categorical

  • 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.

Residential

  • Resident of Virginia.

Income

Nutrition Risk

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

How to Apply

  • Contact one of the nine Fairfax County WIC offices 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.

Health Bites

Health Bites is a Virginia Department of Health-sponsored website designed to help you and your family be healthy.

Visit Health Bites to learn more about good nutrition, exercise, and other healthy lifestyle choices.

Health Bites allows WIC participants to receive credit for completing required nutrition education online.

Log into Health Bites by clicking on "Nutrition Education for Credit." Enter your WIC ID, complete education, and print and bring in your certificate.

WIC Locations

The Fairfax County Health Department provides services at nine WIC sites.

WIC offices are open Monday to Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., except where extended hours are noted.

TTY for all sites: 711


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Annandale District Office
7611 Little River Turnpike
Suite 301E (East Wing)
Annandale, VA 22003
Extended Hours: Tuesdays open to 5:30 p.m.
Phone: 703-237-6078

Mount Vernon Office
8350 Richmond Highway
Suite 233
Alexandria VA 22309-2344
Extended Hours: Tuesdays open to 5:30 p.m.
Phone: 703-704-6196

Herndon/Reston Office
1850 Cameron Glen Drive
Suite 100
Reston, VA 20190-3313
Extended Hours: Tuesday open to 6 p.m.; Friday open at 7:30 a.m.
Phone: 703-481-4099

HealthWorks for Northern Virginia
1141 Elden Street
Second Floor
Herndon, VA 20170
Phone: 571-267-2548

Fort Belvoir (Serving the military community only)
Army Community Services
9800 Belvoir Road, Building 200
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Special Hours: Monday: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; closed Thursday and Friday)
Phone: 703-781-6509

Inova Cares Clinic for Women
6400 Arlington Boulevard
Suite 110
Falls Church, VA 22042
Phone: 703-531-3014

Springfield Office
Cary Building, First floor
8136 Old Keene Mill Rd
Springfield VA 22152-1850
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Extended Hours: Tuesday open to 5:30 p.m. by appointment; Saturday by appointment
Phone: 703-569-1031

Joseph Willard Center
3750 Old Lee Highway
Fairfax VA 22030-1806
Extended Hours: Wednesday open to 5 p.m. by appointment
Phone: 703-246-7142

Centreville Office
14260-L Centreville Square
Centreville, VA 20121-2364
(next to Apple Credit Union)
Phone: 703-830-6100

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: 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: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.