WIC promotes health, good nutrition and resources to keep families strong.
WIC provides food valued at $57 per person each month at no cost.
WIC foods provide the nutrition children, pregnant women and women who just delivered a baby need to thrive.
WIC provides nutrition tips, parenting support and connects you to resources in your community.
All families are welcome - including families with caregivers that are moms, dads, grandparents, kinship care and foster parents.
Children can stay on from birth until 5 years old.
Families can apply for WIC at any time.
Call 970-668-9199 (or 970-668-9701 en español) to schedule an appointment or for general questions about the WIC program.
Request An Appointment Summit County WIC participants must reside in Colorado, and be within income guidelines. This program is available to:
New mom who had a baby or was pregnant in the past 6 months
Mom breastfeeding a baby under 1 year of age
Child younger than 5 years
Participants must be at or below 185% of poverty, which is similar to the reduced school-lunch guidelines. Typically, a family of four can earn up to $3,970 a month before taxes (gross monthly income) and still qualify for WIC. Families receiving TANF, SNAP and/or Medicaid are automatically eligible.
Food and Nutrition Service: Visit the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service for information on child nutrition, SNAP benefits, WIC benefits, food safety and other topics.
MyPlate: USDA's MyPlate has tips and information about finding your healthy eating style and building it throughout your lifetime.
WIC: The USDA's federal WIC site has extensive information and data about the national program.
The Summit County WIC Program provides nutrition benefits to its participants through debit cards that can be used at local participating grocery stores. See the video below for more information on using eWIC cards.