Program Name: Start Healthy Stay Healthy Early Childhood Nutrition Education Program
Collaborative Partners : Youth Initiatives
DESCRIPTION: The Start Healthy Stay Healthy Early Childhood Nutrition Education Program is designed to help expectant mothers, families and caregivers of children up to 36 months of age understand and make healthier nutrition choices. Start Healthy, Stay Healthy (SHSH) is a partnership between Rutgers University‒Newark, Nestlé Nutrition U.S. Program for Parents Early Childhood Education, Newark Fairmount Promise Neighborhood, and Program for Parents. We also provide healthy meals, snacks and an incentive for individuals (one per cohabitating family) who complete the training. There is also an opportunity for interested individuals to be trained to conduct sessions with friends and neighbors. A stipend is provided to those individuals.
Population Served: High School,College Graduates,Business Agencies,Families/Parents,Community-based Groups,Out of School Use