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Kent Public Health Center

Women, Infants and Children nutrition program (WIC)

WIC is a supplemental food program for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants and children and also provides health screening, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and support, help getting other services and checks for nutritious foods. You may be eligible for WIC services if:

Maternity screening/pregnancy tests

Office visit with a nurse to verify pregnancy, determine medical risk and financial status, and refer to appropriate prenatal services, including to DSHS for medical coupons, health care provider for maternity care, appropriate site for maternity support services and WIC Supplemental Food Program.

Maternity Support Services (MSS) and Infant Case Management (ICM)

  • MSS helps pregnant women find health insurance, local doctors or midwives and other community resources to support a healthy pregnancy.
  • ICM provides support and referral to needed medical, social, educational and other resources in your community so that your baby and family can thrive.
  • Visit the MSS/ICM webpage to see a full list of services available.

Birth control and STD clinic

Specific hours: Monday - Thursday, 9 am to 6 pm; Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. Walk-ins welcome or by appointment at 206-477-6950.

Family planning services and education, reproductive health care, HIV and STD screening, pregnancy tests, birth control and referrals. Learn more about birth control.

Emergency contraception (EC)

EC (also called emergency contraception pills) is a special dose of birth control pills that prevents pregnancy after you have had unprotected sex. Some people call EC the "morning after pill," but you actually have up to 5 days (120 hours) after sex to use EC. EC is not an abortion pill.

Teen clinic

Walk-in hours: Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, 1 pm to 4 pm

  • Join us for games, prizes, snacks and an afternoon dedicated to teen services!
  • If you're not available during these times, or just don't want to wait, free or low cost services are available Monday-Friday by appointment or walk-in.
  • Learn more about teen health services

Health insurance enrollment

You may be eligible for free health insurance—depending on your income. If you earn too much for free Medicaid insurance, you could buy one of the insurance plans offered through Washington Healthplanfinder. Find out if you're eligible and get help with the enrollment process.

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

CSHCN assists in planning and obtaining medical care and other resources for the child with a disability or a condition that may prevent normal growth and development. Learn more about CSHCN.

ORCA-LIFT cards (reduced transit fare)

The ORCA card is the easiest, healthiest way to pay your transit fares in the Puget Sound region. After loading your ORCA card with E-purse (electronic purse) funds, and/or a monthly pass, you’re ready to ride! The ORCA card will automatically track paid fares and transfers, so you don't have to. Available at this location to those who qualify. Visit Metro's ORCA-LIFT card website to learn more.

Resources for King County health care providers

  • Kent Fax number: 206-205-5499
  • Nurse/Admin Fax: 206-296-3300

  • Erin Larson
    Area Manager, 206-263-2008

  • Raye DeWolfe-Molesky
    Public Health Administrative Support Supervisor, 206-263-8613

  • Donna Maier
    Clinical Supervisor for NFP, 206-477-6920

  • Annette Gibbs
    Clinical Supervisor for Family Planning, CSO, First Steps, WIC, CSHCN, 206-477-6914
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