WIC

WIC is the supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children — a federally-funded program that provides free healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals.

WIC serves women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, and/or up to 6 months postpartum, infants, and children up to 5 years of age.

Individuals who receive Health First Colorado (Medicaid) are automatically eligible for WIC and even those who are over income for Health First Colorado qualify; one may be on WIC and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) at the same time. Participants must reside in Colorado and U.S. citizenship is not required.

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Contact

WIC Services

Please schedule your appointment one week in advance by calling:

La Plata County | 970 335 2026

Archuleta County | 970 264 2409

We are now taking walk-in appointments at our Durango office on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for WIC clients in need of a follow-up, mid-certification, or re-certification. New clients and add-baby appointments still require scheduled appointments.

Income Guidelines

Income guidelines for WIC eligibility.

Supplemental Nutrition

Save $600 dollars in grocery money per year for each family member that is on WIC.

Nutrition Education

WIC provides weight, BMI and iron checks for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding and/or up to 6 months postpartum, infants, and children up to 5 years of age.

WICHealth

Online nutrition education lessons.

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