Nutritional Support - WIC (Pagosa Springs) - San Juan Basin Public Health
502 S 8TH ST
Data Provided By
Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
Description of Service
Provides 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.
Archuleta, La Plata counties
Call, walk in or go online for more information
- Photo ID
- Proof of Income
- Proof of Residency
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/
For pregnant women, breastfeeding women, families (including single fathers and caregivers) 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.