WIC is a supplemental food and nutritional program designed to improve the health of women, infants and children at nutritional risk. This service provides nutrition education, breastfeeding resources, health care referrals and supplemental foods, which include beans, cheese, eggs, fresh milk, fruits, peanut butter, vegetables and whole grains.
Call 970-668-9199 (or 970-668-9701 en español) to schedule an appointment or for general questions about the WIC program. The WIC Walk-In Clinic is open every Tuesday from 12 noon to 3:30 p.m. for existing Summit County WIC participants only.
Summit County WIC participants must reside in Summit County, Colorado, and be within income guidelines.This program is available to:
Breastfeeding women, until the infant's first birthday
Children through age 5
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 $3,631 a month before taxes (gross monthly income) and still qualify for WIC.
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.