Women, Infants, & Children (Widefield Blvd) - El Paso County Public Health

Widefiled Blvd - El Paso County Public Health

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Pikes Peak United Way - PPUW
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a free nutrition program for families who qualify. WIC’s goal is to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants, and children under age 5 healthy. To do this WIC provides:
- Free, healthy foods using the eWIC debit card.
- Personalized nutrition counseling.
- Breastfeeding information, support and breast pumps.
- Information on other services such as medical and dental care, child care and housing.

Families use the “eWIC card” which is debit-type card to purchase WIC foods at most grocery stores.
LocationEl Paso County
Geographical AreaStatewide
Facility/ADA AccessFull Access
Intake ProcedureCall a WIC clinic to schedule an appointment or submit an appointment request online (see Helpful Tips below) to apply.
Intake RequirementsMust provide the following:
- Proof of address
- Proof of income or participation in Medicaid, SNAP, TANF or FDPIR (Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations)
- Proof of Identification

For a list of acceptable documents, visit: www.coloradowic.com/common-questions
Helpful Tips- To request an appointment online, visit www.coloradoWICsignup.com.
- To learn more, visit www.ColoradoWIC.com.
- To find a WIC clinic nearby, visit: www.coloradowic.com/find-wic-clinic.
- WIC agencies are required to ensure that interpretative services are available for participants with limited English proficiency and for persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityTo participate you must live in Colorado, be income-eligible and meet one of the following criteria:
- Pregnant woman
- Mom breastfeeding a baby under 1 year of age.
- New mom who had a baby or was pregnant within the last 6 months
- Baby
- Child younger than 5 years.

Fathers, grandparents, foster parents and other guardians can apply for WIC for children under 5 years of age. WIC does not ask or keep information about visa status or citizenship. All responses are kept confidential.

Income Eligibility Guidelines
If a household is receiving Medicaid, TANF, SNAP or FDPIR (Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations), they may be automatically income-eligible for WIC. If not participating in any of these four programs, the household gross income (the amount of money earned before anything is taken out for taxes or other deductions), must be at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). If income is slightly above the guidelines, contact a WIC clinic to discuss potential eligibility.

185% of the Federal Poverty Level (July 2019- June 2020)
Annual Gross Income
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

Pregnant women can be counted as one or two individuals when determining household size, depending on their preference.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Contact Information
Contact's Phone (719) 578-3199
Physical Site Address 1 97 Widefield Boulevard
Physical Site City, State, Zip Colorado Springs, CO 80911
Main Phone (719) 578-3199
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656
Service Location Email healthinfo@elpasoco.com
Web Address www.elpasocountyhealth.org
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: El Paso County Public Health
Affiliated Program: Widefiled Blvd - El Paso County Public Health
This Service: Women, Infants, & Children (Widefield Blvd) - El Paso County Public Health
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: WIC (NL-6000.9500)