Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) - Jefferson County Public Health

Jefferson County Public Health

 
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
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.

WIC clinics are located in Arvada, Lakewood, Littleton and Wheat Ridge (See Helpful Tips).
LocationJefferson County
Geographical AreaStatewide
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall to schedule an appointment. You will be directed to the clinic that is most appropriate for you. A WIC application is required; eligibility may be determined by accessing Colorado PEAK at https://coloradopeak.secure.force.com/
Intake RequirementsIndividuals are required to 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.

Other WIC locations:

7495 W 29th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

5150 Allison St
Arvada, CO 80002

11139 Bradford Rd
Littleton, CO 80127

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
GenderFemale
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
Driver's LicenseRequired
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
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
Wait ListCall for more information (Breast Pumps)
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday, Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Tuesday, Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (By Appointment Only)
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (303) 271-5780 (Appointments)
Physical Site Address 1 645 Parfet St
Physical Site City, State, Zip Lakewood, CO 80215
Main Phone (303) 271-5780 (Appointments)
Emergency/After Hours Phone 911
Other Phone (303) 232-6301 (Administration)
Web Address https://www.jeffco.us/2173/Women-Infants-Children-WIC
 
Additional Information
SourceMHUW
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Jefferson County Public Health
Affiliated Program: Jefferson County Public Health
This Service: Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) - Jefferson County Public Health
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: WIC (NL-6000.9500)