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


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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.
LocationMontezuma County
Geographical AreaMontezuma County
Facility/ADA AccessFull Access
Intake ProcedureCall or walk in for an intake appointment
Intake RequirementsMust provide: - Photo ID - Proof of Income - Proof of Residency - Other Documentation as Requested
Client Information
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 size: 1 - $18722 - $2538 3 - $3204 4 - $38705 - $4536 6 - $52027 - $58688 - $6534For 9 or greater add $666 for each additional household member
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo fees
Wait ListCall for more information (Breast Pumps)
Hours of Operation Administration Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Specific Hours: Also by appointment
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (970) 565-3056
Physical Site Address 1 106 W NORTH ST
Physical Site Address 2 COUNTY ANNEX BUILDING
Physical Site City, State, Zip Cortez, CO 81321
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 or dial 711
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Montezuma County Public Health
Affiliated Program: 106 W NORTH ST
This Service: Nutritional Support - WIC (Women, Infants & Children) - Montezuma County Public Health
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: WIC (NL-6000.9500)