Notice

El Paso County Public Health will close at 2:00pm on Friday, May 26, and will also be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Due to this closure, there will be no tuberculosis skin tests administered on Friday, May 26 and Monday, May 29.

WIC (Women, Infants & Children)

 

Schedule an Appointment

To make an appointment, call (719) 578-3199 between 8:00 to 11:45 a.m. and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Hours Open

7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Monday through Friday.

Recommended Websites

Learn how WIC makes a difference in "The Story of WIC" (part 1 and part 2)

About WIC

We provide qualifying women and children with supplemental food, education on nutrition topics, and referrals to community programs.

  • WIC is funded through a federal grant.
  • Those eligible include pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children through age 5.
  • WIC clients must have a medical or nutritional reason to qualify.
  • Clients must show proof of identity and residency within El Paso County.
  • WIC clients receive vouchers for nutritious foods such as milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, juice, and dried beans or peanut butter.
  • Topics covered in education appointments include:
    • Breastfeeding
    • Childhood obesity
    • Child development
    • The food pyramid guide
    • Feeding infants
    • Nutrition
Income Requirements

Guidelines for July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017

  • A household with member may earn up to $1,832 gross monthly.
  • A household with 2 members may earn up to $2,470 gross monthly.
  • A household with 3 members may earn up to $3,108 gross monthly.
  • A household with 4 members may earn up to $3,747 gross monthly.
  • A household with 5 members may earn up to $4,385 gross monthly.
  • A household with 6 members may earn up to $5,023 gross monthly.
  • A household with 7 members may earn up to $5,663 gross monthly.
  • A household with 8 members may earn up to $6,304 gross monthly.

Note: A pregnant woman is considered a household of two. For households with more than eight members, or if you have any questions, please call the WIC office. 

WIC Locations
  • Main
    Address: 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road
    Colorado Springs, CO, 80907
    Phone: (719) 578-3199
  • Southeast 
    Address: 97 Widefield Blvd., Widefield, CO, 80911
    Phone: (719) 578-3199