Nutritional Support - WIC (Women, Infants & Children) - Lake County Public Health

112 West 5th Street

 
Data Provided By
Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides the following for pregnant women, new parents, and caregivers with infants and children age five or younger who cannot afford an adequate diet or who have a condition which shows a need for better nutrition:

- Free nutritious groceries
- Personal and online nutrition counseling
- Breastfeeding support (e.g., information, classes, support groups, peer counselors, loaned breast pumps to those exclusively breastfeeding)
- Referrals for assistance with medical, dental, housing needs

Families do not need to be U.S. citizens and will not be asked about legal status.

WIC families receive a debit-type card to purchase milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, juice, vegetables, peanut butter, beans and infant formula in most grocery stores.
LocationLake County
Geographical AreaLake County
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureCall to make an appointment
Intake RequirementsMust provide:
- Photo ID
- Proof of Income
- Proof of Residency
- Other Documentation as Requested
Helpful TipsIndividuals may visit any WIC office and do not need to be a resident of a particular county to receive services in that county.

Colorado PEAK provides a questionnaire that will give people answers about whether or not they may qualify for benefits for programs that provide food assistance, cash assistance, WIC supplemental nutrition benefits, and other types of assistance. Access Colorado PEAK at https://coloradopeak.secure.force.com/
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityMust live in Colorado, be at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level, and meet one of the following criteria:

- Pregnant women
- Breastfeeding women
- Families (including single fathers, caregivers, etc.) with a child 5 years old or younger

Women who have miscarried are also eligible for up to six months.

Families already receiving Medicaid, SNAP, or TANF are automatically eligible for WIC.

Pregnant women will be counted as two individuals when determining household size.

185% of the Federal Poverty Level (yearly income)
Household of 1 - $22,459
Household of 2 - $30,451
Household of 3 - $38,443
Household of 4 - $46,435
Household of 5 - $54,427
Household of 6 - $62,419
Household of 7 - $70,411
Household of 8 - $78,403
Households of 9 or greater - $78,403 plus $7,992 for each additional member
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNo
Wait ListCall for more information (Breast Pumps)
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Specific Hours: By appointment only
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (719) 486-2749
Physical Site Address 1 115 W. 6th Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Leadville, CO 80461
Main Phone (719) 486-2413
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 or dial 711
Fax (719) 488-4164
Web Address www.lakecountyco.com/health/
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Lake County Public Health
Affiliated Program: 112 West 5th Street
This Service: Nutritional Support - WIC (Women, Infants & Children) - Lake County Public Health
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: WIC (NL-6000.9500)