Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

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The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children - better known as the WIC Program - serves to safeguard the health of low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating including breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals to health care.

Benefits

The following benefits are provided to WIC participants:

  • Supplemental nutritious foods 
  • Nutrition education and counselling at WIC clinics 
  • screening and referrals to other health, welfare and social services

Eligibility

Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Categorical
  • Residential
  • Income
  • Nutrition Risk

Learn more about Qualifying for WIC

How to Apply

The Food and Nutrition Service administers the WIC Program at the federal level; state and local agencies are responsible for determining participant eligibility and providing benefits and services, and for authorizing vendors.

To apply to be a WIC participant, call 970-725-3288 to make an appointment.

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