Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

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.

Appointments

Photo of a smiling child holding a bag of vegetables.
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.

Eligibility


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
  • Infants
  • Pregnant women

Income Guidelines


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.

Helpful Links


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.

eWIC Debit Cards


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.

National Food Day: Oct. 24


The Summit County WIC program celebrates healthy cooking and eating on National Food Day, Oct. 24. Stop by local grocery stores for cooking demonstrations, recipe cards and free samples.