Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

WIC is a nutrition program for:WIC

  • 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 $36,000 per month and still be eligible.
  • Residence - Participants in the Colorado WIC program must live in Colorado. Generally, they are also required to be served in the county where they live. In some cases a local WIC agency may serve several counties. In that case, a person must be served by the local agency that provides services for their county.
  • Nutritional Need - Nutritional need is determined during a WIC visit and must meet certain criteria established for the WIC Program. 

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