Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) - Jefferson County Public Health
Jefferson County Public Health
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
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.
WIC clinics are located in Arvada, Lakewood, Littleton and Wheat Ridge (See Helpful Tips).
Call 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/
Individuals are required to provide:
- Photo ID
- Proof of Residency
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/
Must 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 (July 2019- June 2020)
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