Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

What is WIC?

  • WIC is a nutrition program to help families raise healthy, happy children.​
  • WIC provides free food your family will love. 
  • The foods on the WIC Program provide the nutrition children, pregnant women and women who just delivered a baby need to stay healthy. 
  • All families are welcome - including families with moms, dads, grandparents as caregivers, kinship care and foster families.
  • WIC provides nutrition counseling that fits your family's needs. 
  • Most families on WIC are working families with one or more income earners.  
  • Families can apply for WIC at anytime.
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The Value of WIC

  • Nutrition counseling with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist to help answer questions you have, for example how to feed picky eaters.
  • Nutrition education shared by caring, trained staff you can trust.
  • Free nutritious foods for babies, children up to age 5, pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding moms. See the food list in English or (español).
  • Easy shopping experience with eWIC.
  • Breastfeeding Support by lactation specialists, classes and a pump loan program. 
  • Measurements to track growth.
  • Connections to community partners and resources.
  • Access to online nutrition informationWIC FacebookPinterest and more covering a variety of topics.
  • Baby Behavior information to help parents understand their newborn infant's cues, hunger and sleep patterns and why babies might be fussy. 

It's Easy to Join

  • Find your office location.
  • Call your local WIC office appointment line to see if you qualify (español).
  • WIC assists families with children up to the age of 5 years and women who are pregnant, postpartum, or breastfeeding. 
  • Families qualify if they are found to be income eligible or participate in Medicaid, SNAP or TANF. 
  • Check out the Income Guidelines (español).
  • We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Call the Tri-County Health Department Office near you:

Aurora Office
(Chambers Rd & Colfax Ave)

Alton-Colfax Office

Bennett & Elizabeth Offices

Brighton Office

Castle Rock & Lone Tree Offices
Commerce City Office

Englewood Office

Iliff Office
(Iliff Ave & Chambers Rd)

North Broadway Office
(70th Ave & Broadway St)

Park Centre Office

Tri-County Health Department has the largest network of WIC clinics in Colorado, serving an average caseload of over 25,000 clients. Last year, this federal program provided over $17.8 million dollars in direct assistance to local Tri-County families, which also helps our local economy.