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

510 29 1/2 RD

 
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.
LocationMesa County
Geographical AreaMesa County
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall or walk in to schedule an appointment

Services by appointment only
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 AmountsNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Fridays, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Administration Hours)
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (970) 248-6914 (WIC office)
Physical Site Address 1 510 29 1/2 RD
Physical Site City, State, Zip Grand Junction, CO 81504
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 20,000-5033
Mailing City, State, Zip Grand Junction, CO 81502-5033
Main Phone (970) 248-6900 (Administration)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 or dial 711
Service Location Email wichealth@mesacounty.us
Web Address www.health.mesacounty.us
 
Additional Information
SourceMesa
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Mesa County Public Health
Affiliated Program: 510 29 1/2 RD
This Service: Nutritional Support - WIC (Women, Infants & Children) - Mesa County Public Health
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: WIC (NL-6000.9500)