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Cooking Matters

Primary Care Area: Community Info

Secondary Care Area: Nutrition

Contact: Stephanie Nick

9706255200

195 W. 14th St
Rifle , CO 81650

Garfield County

Mailing Address: 195 W. 14th St, Building A

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Cooking Matters in a non-profit organization that offers free online classes (at this time) to parents and caregivers of children. Cooking Matters strives to end childhood hunger by giving caregivers the skills and confidence to prepare healthy, affordable, meals to help the children in their care grow up healthy. Classes are intended for caregivers who are on a limited income. Each time a caregiver joins an online class they will receive a $10 gift card to City Market and a list of resources.

Eagle County WIC Women Infant and Children

Primary Care Area: Nutrition

Secondary Care Area: Health & Well Being

Contact: Geralyn.carroll@eaglecounty.us

970-328-9819

100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd Suite 107
Avon , CO 81620

Eagle County

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WIC is the nation’s most successful public health nutrition program. We provide healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding guidance, and community support to income-eligible pregnant women, moms of infants, and children up to 5 years old. WE’RE HERE FOR YOU HALF OF ALL INFANTS BORN IN COLORADO ARE ON WIC. WHAT IS WIC? WHO IS ELIGIBLE? • Pregnant women. • Mothers of babies up to 6 months old. • Mothers who are breastfeeding babies up to 12 months old. • Babies and kids up to 5 years old. Many people don’t realize they’re eligible for WIC. Households with a low to medium income or who receive Medicaid, SNAP, TANF or FDPIR are income-eligible for WIC. Did you know? Colorado WIC offers: HEALTHY FOOD + NUTRITION TIPS We help you feed your kids nutritious meals. We provide: • Monthly benefits to buy fruits, vegetables, whole grains, iron-rich foods, milk, cheese, yogurt, formula and more. • An EBT card and smartphone app to make shopping for WIC foods easy. • Tips on how to shop for healthy food, how to cook it, and how to encourage your kids to eat it. • A larger food package for mothers who breastfeed exclusively to help them stay healthy. A COMMUNITY OF SUPPORT We offer a network of experts and peers for education and guidance: • Nutritionists. • Breastfeeding specialists. • Breast pumps. • Mother-to-mother support. REFERRALS We introduce you to care beyond WIC, including: • Healthcare professionals such as pediatricians and dentists. • Immunization services. • Other services.

Garfield County Public Health

Primary Care Area: Nutrition

Contact: Christine Singleton Dolan

970-625-5200

195 W. 14th St
Rifle , CO 81650

Garfield County

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WIC (Women, Infant, Children) strives to keep pregnant or breastfeeding women, and children under the age of 5 healthy by offering food benefits, breastfeeding support, formula, referrals and nutrition education. Whether you are pregnant, already a mom, or raising a child under the age of 5, you can get personalized support from the WIC program. We also offer: Cooking Matters for Parents classes, which concentrate on teaching healthy, affordable, time saving recipes along with nutrition education. These classes are held virtually . Class listings are posted on Facebook @CookingMattersGarfieldCounty or through contacting Stephanie Nick at snick@garfield-county.com

Pitkin County Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Primary Care Area: Nutrition

Secondary Care Area: Health & Well Being

Contact: Pitkin County Economic Assistance Department

(970) 920-5244

0405 Castle Creek Road
Aspen , CO 81611

Pitkin County

Mailing Address: 0405 Castle Creek Road, Suite 102, Aspen, CO 81611

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a Food Assistance program in Colorado, formerly known as Food Stamps. SNAP provides food assistance benefits as part of a federal nutrition program to help low-income households purchase food. Apply online at: https://coloradopeak.secure.force.com/