Organization Name: UAACOG - WIC (Salida and Buena Vista)
Women, Infants, And Children (WIC)

Colorado WIC is here to empower and nourish mothers, infants, and young children up to 5 years old. In order to qualify for the WIC Program, a participant’s combined household gross income cannot exceed the WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines (IEG). Rest assured, we value your privacy; your visa status or citizenship details are neither asked nor stored.

Regardless of whether you’re expecting, already a parent, a grandparent, or a foster parent, if you qualify, you’ll receive customized assistance for your family’s unique needs. WIC is not just about food. It’s a holistic approach to family wellness. WIC benefits include:

Wholesome Food Selection

  • Fresh produce.
  • Dairy products such as milk and cheese.
  • Essential grains including cereals.
  • Nutrient-rich items like peanut butter and beans.

Breastfeeding Advocacy

  • Accurate breastfeeding guidelines.
  • Access to breast pumps.
  • Peer support from fellow moms.
  • Group sessions for breastfeeding moms.
  • Workshops and resources related to breastfeeding.

Nutritional Guidance

  • Tailored nutritional advice encompassing topics from meal planning to managing fussy eaters.
  • Tips for efficient grocery shopping.
  • Dietary recommendations during pregnancy.
  • Delicious and kid-approved recipes.

Additional Resources & Referrals

  • Recommendations for affordable vaccinations.
  • Access to cost-effective medical, dental, and other essential services.
  • Guidance for substance and domestic abuse situations.
  • Links to beneficial social services.

At Colorado WIC, we envision families that are not just healthy, but also joyful and flourishing. Beyond food aid, our mission revolves around education on nutrition, fostering breastfeeding, and equipping you with tools for family wellness. See if your family qualifies for the array of benefits that Colorado WIC offers. Ready to join? Begin your application journey now at Colorado WIC Referral Form.


  • Jessica Rathke – WIC Supervisor / Interim WIC Director

Phone: (719) 275-1580 or (719) 275-1589
Fax: (719) 275-2907

Phone of organization: 719-539-7413 or 719-275-1580
Hours of Operation: Salida WIC Clinic Clinic Hours Every Wednesday & Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm/// Buena Vista WIC Clinic 1st and 3rd Tuesday 8:00am to 4:30pm 2nd and 4th Tuesday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Contact person: Mildred Rogers (WIC Nutrition Educator)
Email of Contact Person:
Physical address: Salida Office: 139 East 3rd Street Buena Vista Office: 112 Linderman Ave.