Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

WIC is a Nutrition Program for:

  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women (up to one year postpartum)
  • Non-breastfeeding, postpartum women (up to 6 months postpartum)
  • Infants
  • Children until the age of 5 years

The WIC Program Includes:

  • Nutrition education including breastfeeding support
  • Nutritious foods to supplement a person's regular diet
  • Screening and referral

In Order to Be a Participant in the Colorado WIC Program, a Person Must Meet the Following Criteria:

  • Categorical

    - a person must be one of the following:
    • Pregnant woman
    • Breastfeeding woman (up to one year after the delivery of a baby)
    • Postpartum woman who is not breastfeeding (up to 6 months after the delivery of a baby)
    • Infant
    • Child up to 5 years of age
  • Financial

    - To be financially eligible for WIC in Colorado, a participant must meet WIC guidelines. For example: A family of four can make up to $3,600 per month and still be eligible.
  • Residence

    - Participants in the Colorado WIC program must live in Colorado.
  • Nutritional Need

    - Nutritional need is determined during a WIC visit and must meet certain criteria established for the WIC Program.
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