For Agencies

Call today and arrange to partner with our staff to bring FREE Nutrition Education to your income-eligible clients who qualify for and/or receive benefits through SNAP (Food Stamps), WIC, Head Start, Medicaid, TANF, SSI and AFDC.  Choose a one-time lesson or a series of lessons led by a trained nutrition educator at your location or another community site.

By partnering with CCE NC, you'll help enable your participants to make informed choices and decisions about food and nutrition for their families.

If your participants are not income eligible, these programs can be provided for a fee. For more information, contact Jennifer Colletti.

One-time Programs for Adults

Includes (1) 45-60 minute session for a group organized by your agency on one of the following topics:

  • Eating Well for Less (Saving Food Dollars)
  • Feeding Young Children
  • Keeping Food Safe
  • Reading a Nutrition Label to make healthier choices
  • Using MyPlate to help plan healthy meals

Series of Lessons for Adult and Youth

Includes (6-8) lessons with a nutrition program educator at your location or in another community setting. 

Participants learn about nutrition, meal planning, healthy food shopping on a budget, cooking and food safety, weight control and physical activity, and much more. The program is based on increasing positive health behaviors. Key messages of the program include:

  • Eat fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and nonfat or low-fat milk or milk products every day.
  • Be physically active every day as part of a healthy lifestyle.
  • Balance calories eaten from foods and beverages with calories used when being physically active.

How to request a program:

Just call or email the contact listed below.  

Contact

Jennifer Colletti
Nutrition Program Supervisor
jac99@cornell.edu
516-433-7970 ext 22

Last updated March 6, 2015