Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) (Meeker) - Rio Blanco County Public Health and Environment

Meeker - Rio Blanco County Public Health and Environment

 
Data Provided By
United Way of Larimer County 2-1-1 - UWLC
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides the following for pregnant women, new parents, and caregivers with infants and children younger than age five 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.
LocationRio Blanco County
Geographical AreaStatewide
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall to make an appointment.
Intake RequirementsMust provide:
- Photo ID
- Proof of Residency
Helpful TipsOnline referral form

Visit www.ColoradoWIC.com OR http://tinyurl.com/WICclinics to find WIC locations. Visit the National WIC Association (www.nwica.org) for additional information.

The WICShopper app makes choosing and tracking WIC foods easy and fast.

Individuals 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
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 younger than five years old

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 (July 2019- June 2020)
Household of 1 - $23,107
Household of 2 - $31,284
Household of 3 - $39,461
Household of 4 - $47,638
Household of 5 - $55,815
Household of 6 - $63,992
Household of 7 - $72,169
Household of 8 - $80,346
Households of 9 or greater - $80,346 plus $8,177 for each additional member
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Wait ListCall for more information (Breast Pumps)
 
Availability
Hours of Operation By Appointment Only
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (970) 878-9520
Physical Site Address 1 200 Main St
Physical Site Address 2 Ste 200
Physical Site City, State, Zip Meeker, CO 81641
Main Phone (970) 878-9520
Fax (970) 878-0321
Service Location Email publichealth@rbc.us
Web Address http://www.rbc.us/288/Women-Infants-Children
 
Additional Information
SourceUWLC
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Rio Blanco County Public Health and Environment
Affiliated Program: Meeker - Rio Blanco County Public Health and Environment
This Service: Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) (Meeker) - Rio Blanco County Public Health and Environment
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: WIC (NL-6000.9500)