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WIC Services - Women, Infants and Children

WIC - The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women,
Infants and Children

WIC Provides nutrition counseling and vouchers for nutritious foods to income-eligible women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, and children from birth through age five. WIC contributes to improved pregnancies and healthier children, resulting in better health and dramatic savings in medical care costs.

Tri-County Health Department has the largest network of WIC clinics in Colorado, serving an average caseload of over 30,000 clients. Last year, this federal program provided over $18,000,000 in direct assistance to local Tri-County families.

Only specific nutritious foods are available, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, peanut butter, beans, fruit juices, infant formula and baby food. Through our clinics, we also screen for anemia, counsel on the benefits of breastfeeding and offer childhood immunizations. (Allowable foods list)
(Español - Comidas Permitidas)

WIC is one of four federal food programs, which also includes Food Stamps, Head Start and the School Lunch Program.


NOTE:
For information about the government shutdown and any impact on WIC programs click here or call your local WIC office:

Aurora Office

Altura Plaza (Courthouse Building)
15400 E. 14th Place
Aurora, CO 80011-5828
(Colfax and Chambers) (Map)
Phone: 303-363-3076 Fax: 303-367-2597
Bus: #15 Colfax

Brighton Office
30 South 20th Ave Suites F/G
Brighton, CO 80601
(Near Bridge and 20th) (Map)
Phone: 303-659-2335 Fax: 303-659-6090

Castle Rock Office
4400 Castleton Court
Castle Rock, CO 80109
(North of the Justice Center) (Map)
Phone: 303-846-2002 Fax: 303-688-8870

Commerce City Office
4201 E. 72nd Ave. Suite D
Commerce City, CO 80022
Adams County Service Center Building
(72nd and Colorado Boulevard) (Map)
Phone: 303-439-5990 Fax: 303-439-5996
Bus: #48, #72

Englewood Office
4857 S. Broadway
Englewood, CO 80110
(Broadway, just north of Belleview) (Map)
Phone: 303-783-7101 Fax: 303-761-1528
Bus: #0 Broadway

Alton-Colfax Office
9000 East Colfax #105
Aurora, CO 80010
Wells Fargo Bank Building
(On the south side of Colfax between Yosemite and Alton) (Map)
Phone: 303-361-6010 Fax: 303-361-6309
Services: N W

Bus: #15 Colfax

Iliff Office
15559 East Iliff Ave.
Aurora, CO 80013
(Iliff and Chambers ) (Map)
Phone: 303-745-5858 Fax: 303745-6146

Bus: #53, #169

Lone Tree Office
9350 Heritage Hills Circle
Littleton, CO 80124
Douglas County Building
(
Off Lincoln E. of Yosemite) (Map)
Phone: 303-846-2058 Fax: 303-662-0103


Northglenn Office
10190 Bannock #100
Northglenn, CO 80264
University of Phoenix Building
(Near 104th and I-25) (Map)
Phone: 303-255-6254 Fax: 303-452-9712
Bus: #104

Pecos Office Has Moved:
North Broadway Office

7000 North Broadway #400
Denver, CO 80221
(Near 70th and Broadway) (Map)
Phone: 303-426-5232
Fax: 303-426-5335
Services: N W
Bus: #6, #72

Additional Nutrition Pages:
Nutrition Division Homepage
A–Z Index of Topics and Services
. Childhood Obesity
Dietetic Internship
WIC Forms Example for WIC Agencies

Related Fact Sheets and Links:
American Dietetic Association
Breastfeeding.com
Child Development
Child Health Topics
Choosing Quality Childcare
Five-A-Day Program
Food Allergy Network
Food Safety (CDC)
Food Safety (FDA)
Food Safety at Home
Foodborne Diseases (CDC)
Foodborne Illness - Q&A / Facts (CDC)
Food Pyramid
Food Pyramid for Kids
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

National Nutrition Month
Small Step / Kids
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
WIC Facts
More Public Health Links and Books


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