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WIC Services - Women, Infants and Children
- The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women,
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
WIC is one of four federal food programs, which also includes Food Stamps, Head Start and the School Lunch Program.
For information about the government shutdown and any impact on WIC programs click here or call your local WIC 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
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