Health & Human Services

Staff
West End Health and Human Services Staff
From left to right:
Nannette Hibbert, Homemaker
Lani Moore-Salazar, Front Office Receptionist and WIC Educator


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Health Programs:
  • Homemaker Program – If you or a family member are above 60 and have physical limitations that limit your ability to do routine housekeeping, this program may be for you! Our goal is to keep people independently living in their own homes. Please call our practitioner today to find out more information and to set up an initial visit. For more information on the Homemaker Program view video below.
  • WIC – WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy food and other services free of charge to Colorado families who qualify. WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children. For further information on the WIC Program view video below or click here.
  • Women’s Health – We offer a wide variety of women’s (and men’s) health services, including: annual exams, pap smears, breast exams, routine health screenings, most birth control methods, basic fertility and preconceptual health counseling, many adult immunizations (including HPV), WIC referrals, and lactation support services. Payment is based on a very affordable sliding fee scale. For more information on the Womens's Health Program view video below.
  • Immunizations – We offer a full line of childhood immunizations through our low-cost Vaccines for Children Program. We also offer most adult vaccines, with travel specific vaccines available through our Montrose office. We also provide TB testing and seasonal flu clinic services. For more information on the W End Program view video below.
Human Services Programs:
  • Child Protection Caseworker - Caseworker Services- offers a variety of services relating to investigating possible child abuse claims, assisting parents in handling out of control youth, and adult services for the elderly. District proceedings must go to Montrose
  • Child Welfare Screener – Call 252-5023 (neglect & Abuse referrals)
  • Employment First - We are the work program linked to Food Stamps/Food Assistance. In order to retain their eligibility for food assistance, individuals must participate in Employment First activities, including GED preparation, volunteer work, continuing education, job training or part-time employment. Continuing participation by clients ensures continuing support from social need programs

We also provide applications for:
  • Child Care Assistance
  • Medicaid
  • Food Stamps
  • General Assistance
  • Emergency Assistance
  • LEAP Energy Assistance
  • TANF (Temporary Assistance For Needy Families)
  • Colorado Works
  • Old Age Pension
Applications are generally sent to the Montrose Office for eligibility determination and appointments are often scheduled at the Nucla office.