Notice

El Paso County Public Health is not placing tuberculosis skin tests until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience.

WIC (Women, Infants & Children)

Schedule an Appointment

To make an appointment, call (719) 578-3199 between 7:45 a.m. and 4:15 p.m.

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Hours Open

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

Now open!

A new WIC location in southeast Colorado Springs. Click here for more information. 

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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 benefits on their EBT card 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
    • Feeding infants
    • Nutrition

Income Requirements

Guidelines for July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018

  • A household with member may earn up to $1,872 gross monthly.
  • A household with 2 members may earn up to $2,538 gross monthly.
  • A household with 3 members may earn up to $3,204 gross monthly.
  • A household with 4 members may earn up to $3,870 gross monthly.
  • A household with 5 members may earn up to $4,536 gross monthly.
  • A household with 6 members may earn up to $5,202 gross monthly.
  • A household with 7 members may earn up to $5,868 gross monthly.
  • A household with 8 members may earn up to $6,534 gross monthly.

Note: 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

Fountain
Address: 97 Widefield Blvd.
Widefield, CO, 80911
Phone: (719) 578-3199

Southeast
Address: 2948 E. Fountain Blvd. 
Colorado Springs, CO, 80910
Phone: (719) 578-3199

Lactation Services

At El Paso County Public Health WIC, we are dedicated to helping moms provide the best nutrition for their baby. All lactation services are FREE for clients participating in WIC. Services offered include: 

For all questions regarding benefits, eligibility for WIC, and appointment scheduling please contact your educator or dial (719) 578-3199 and select option 6 for the WIC front desk.

For breastfeeding-specific help please contact:

  • Main Clinic: Amber, (719) 575-8565
  • Southeast Clinic: Sarah, (719) 578-3230
  • Fountain Valley Clinic: Jane, (719) 575-8580