Resources

Here are some resources to help ensure that you get the care and support your family needs.

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  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC). The WIC program provides nutrition education, breastfeeding education and support, nutritional foods such as milk, cheese, eggs, cereal, juice, dried beans or peanut butter.
  • Pueblo City-County Health Department Family Planning Clinic. Offers guidance about sexual health, confidential contraception and sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment.
  • Pueblo City-County Health Department Immunization Clinic. This department offers immunization services.
  • Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs (HCP). This program offers care coordination services for families who have a child with special health problems. The HCP team includes public health nurses, a registered dietitian, social worker, and a parent/family advocate who work together to help families.
  • Birth Certificates. Contact this department to get birth certificates or death certificates, and find out about requirements for acceptable identification and proof of relationship.
  • Catholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo. Catholic Charities in Pueblo offers a Home Stability Program (rent/mortgage & utility assistance, SNAP food assistance enrollment assistance, housing counseling services, and financial counseling); Family Education & Empowerment Programs (parenting classes and education); and Immigration Office (assistance on immigration family law).
  • PEAK Colorado. Program Eligibility and Application Kit (PEAK) is on online service for Coloradans to screen and apply for medical, food, and cash assistance programs.
  • Medicaid/CHP+ Application Information. Find additional application information or print out paper applications for Medicaid and CHP+.
  • Children Health Plan Plus – Learn more about the CHP+ program and download an online application.
  • HCPF Children’s Medicaid Buy-In Program. The Medicaid Buy-In Program for Children with Disabilities (Children’s Buy-In) is a medical assistance program that provides Medicaid benefits for children who are under age 19, have a qualifying disability, and whose adjusted family income is at or below 300% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). Eligible families receive benefits for their child with a disability by paying a monthly premium based on their income. The program does not have an enrollment limit or waitlist.
  • Social Services Childhood Disability – List of Impairments. A qualifying disability for the Children’s Buy-In is determined using the Social Security Administration (SSA) clinical standards. The childhood listings can be referenced through this web site.
  • Medicaid Benefits. A summary of all Medicaid benefits.
  • Colorado Indigent Care Program (CICP). The Colorado Indigent Care Program (CICP) provides discounted health care services to low-income people and families. CICP is not a health insurance program, rather discounted health care services are provided throughout Colorado by hospitals and clinics that participate in the CICP.
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention – Vaccine Safety. Monitoring health problems after vaccination is essential to ensure the United States continues to have the safest, most effective vaccine supply in history. CDC’s Immunization Safety Office identifies possible vaccine side effects and conducts studies to determine whether a health problem is caused by a specific vaccine.
  • Immunize for Good. This site offers fact-based immunization information.
  • Smokefree.gov. Information about health risks for yourself and your child(ren), and information on how to quit tobacco.
  • Colorado Quitline. Similar to the site above, the Colorado Quitline site offers information about smoking and also local resources to help you quit.
  • Family Voices Colorado – An organization for family and friends of children with special health care needs.
  • Pueblo Alliance for Healthy Teens – An organization dedicated to positively impacting youth and families with compassion, education and hope.