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- Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
Looking for information about the nationwide formula shortage? Contact a Jeffco WIC Clinic at (303) 271-5780 or visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's formula shortage page [external link] to learn more.
WIC gives you access to free healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and community referrals [external link]. If you’re pregnant, postpartum, breastfeeding or are a caregiver to a child under the age of five, you can get personalized support for you and your family at Jefferson County WIC. Find out if you qualify [external link]. Call 303-271-5780 to join Jefferson County WIC today!
Arvada, Lakewood, Littleton open M-Th 8 am-5 pm; remote hours available Fridays
Wheat Ridge – open M, W, Th 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; open Tues, Fri 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (
- Breastfeeding information and support
- Nutrition education
- Nutritious foods to supplement a regular diet
- Basic health screenings (diet, weight, height and hemoglobin assessments)
- Referrals for health care and other community services
- eWIC electronic benefit transfer cards are available for food benefits instead of paper checks [external link].
- Nutrition Education Choice: appointments are now available in person, online or over the phone for those who qualify
- Mothers’ Milk Bank Donation and Outreach Center. Our Lakewood WIC Clinic is the first WIC site in Colorado to become a Donation and Outreach Center for the Arvada-based Mothers’ Milk Bank. If you are breastfeeding and have an abundance of human milk, please consider becoming a donor. Call the Mothers’ Milk Bank at (303) 369-1888 or visit their website to find out how [external link].
- Baby Café (PDF) – free weekly breastfeeding support for new and expecting parents at the Belmar Library in Lakewood.
All Caregivers are Welcome
We’re not just here for mothers, we’re here for anyone who cares for a child under the age of five, including fathers, grandparents, foster parents, step-parents and guardians. Caregivers with a low to medium income and those who are part of other programs such as foster or kinship care, Medicaid, SNAP or TANF are automatically income eligible.
WIC is primarily completing appointments over the phone. Call 303-271-5780 to make an appointment with any of the Jeffco WIC Clinics.
There are only a few reasons that a participant would need to come into the office. If you need to come into the office, our Arvada and Lakewood offices are the only locations open to the public. Clients must call WIC first to set up a time to come in. Clients may need to come in for the following reasons:
- A new client needing an eWIC card issued
- Mom needing a pump issued
Hours of operation vary based on location; please click on the location you plan to visit below for more information.
- Arvada WIC
- Evergreen WIC (currently offering remote appointments only)
- Lakewood WIC
- Littleton WIC (currently offering remote appointments only)
- Wheat Ridge WIC (currently offering remote appointments only)
Watch to Learn More!
Shopping Using Your WIC Benefits
In the videos below, we walk you through the types of food you may get with WIC each month.
2022 WIC Shopping Video - English [YouTube]