WIC provides free food assistance, nutrition education and breastfeeding support for pregnant women, new moms, babies, and children up to age five. WIC is also a great source for information and referrals.
To qualify, families must live in Colorado, meet the income requirements and show proof of ID. Please call to see if you qualify. Many working families qualify. Families with a pregnant woman or infant on Colorado First (Medicaid) and/or SNAP (Food Stamps) automatically qualify.
WIC staff are easy to work with and can work around almost any schedule.
WIC is a Nutrition Program for:
Breastfeeding women (up to one year postpartum)
Non-breastfeeding, postpartum women (up to 6 months postpartum)
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:
- a person must be one of the following:
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)
Child up to 5 years of age
- 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.
- Participants in the Colorado WIC program must live in Colorado.