The WIC program is a special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children. The goal of the program is to improve the health of women and children by providing nutritious foods and nutrition education to pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women. It hopes to improve their diets and the diets of infants and children under age five who have a financial need.
Extension: Parenting provides access to parenting e-newsletters beginning with pregnancy and going to age five; as well as a link to ask university human development experts questions covering a variety of topics including: parenting, nutrition, behavioral issues, growth and development, and mental health.
The WIC program expands food benefits to include additional healthful foods.
In order to be a participant in the Colorado WIC Program a person must meet the following four criteria:
Not all categories are served in all Colorado counties. In Weld, Rio Grande, Conejos, and Costilla counties the categories served by WIC are limited because of the availability of the Commodity Supplemental Foods Program. In other counties categories may be limited by caseload.
WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines, 2014
Effective July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015
|For each additional family member, add:||+7,511||+626||+145|
*Note: Add one to household size for a pregnant women
Use the following steps to manually calculate gross income.
If you are already enrolled on WIC, you should call and make another appointment. Call the main number of the clinic nearest you for more information. For new clients who have missed an appointment, call the nearest clinic to reschedule.
No. If you can not use all the foods on your checks, talk to a WIC educator about tailoring a food package that meets your needs.
Fort Collins office
1525 Blue Spruce Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday
205 E. Sixth St.
Loveland, CO 80537
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday
9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
1st and 3rd Thursdays
Estes Park office
1601 Brodie Ave.
Estes Park, CO 80517
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays