•WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and healthy food free of charge.
•The foods provided by WIC are nutrient rich keeping children, pregnant women, and postpartum women healthy.
•All families are welcome - including single parent families, grandparents as caregivers, kinship care, and foster families.
•WIC provides personalized nutrition counseling.
•WIC refers clients to medical and dental care, health insurance, child care, and housing.
•WIC loans breast pumps to those who qualify.
Urgent Services Provided
Nutrition counseling with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.
•Free nutritious foods for infants, children up to age 5, pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding mothers. See the food list in English or Español.
•Hassel-free shopping experience with eWIC.
•Breastfeeding Support by lactation specialists, classes and a pump loan program for those who qualify.
•Referrals to local partners and resources.
•Access to online nutrition information
Colorado PEAK provides a questionnaire that will give people answers about whether or not they may qualify for benefits for programs that provide food assistance, cash assistance, WIC supplemental nutrition benefits, and other types of assistance. Access Colorado PEAK at: https://coloradopeak.secure.force.com/
English, Spanish, Language Line
To qualify for WIC you 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 six months after delivery)
• Child up to 5 years old
You must also:
Live in one of the six counties in northeast Colorado (Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington or Yuma)
Meet the financial guidelines listed below (if you are already on Medicaid, SNAP, or TANF you automatically qualify).