What is HEAL?

The Marin Countywide Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Initiative brings together residents and community partners from throughout Marin to create a road map to improve community health. We are pleased to announce we have received a grant from the Marin Community Foundation for HEAL work with families and providers enrolled in our Access to Quality Child Care program. This program focuses on policies, systems and practices to support HEAL work in child care and support quality. Other opportunities include: more training  for the provider community, on-site work with specialists in different areas, garden and nutrition education and much more!

Healthy Actions Families Can Take During Times of Fire

Marin Child Care is sending our love and support to all of those who have been effected by the fires in Northern California. During this difficult time, we hold our community close and are helping support the families and communities we serve. HEAL would also like to remind those of you who have children and who care for them to be mindful of the environmental concerns around the smoke filled air we are all breathing. Below you will find some strategies to help mitigate these environmental health concerns for your family. Limit exposure, one of the most important thing we can all do for ourselves and our children is limiting exposure to outside air. Due to the many burning structures the smo


Child Health Day is a United States Federal Observance Day that reoccur each year, on the first Monday in October. Marin Child Care Council observes this special day by helping support child care providers and families in honoring children and their right to live the healthiest life possible. We hope to help support, encourage and educate children's health and wellness. Through Healthy Eating and Active Living initiatives and resources, we hope to help create a stronger and healthier community. From nutrition and garden education to physical activity and environmental health there are many ways to observe children health and take action. Please click on the links below for resources of agenc

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San Rafael, CA 94903 

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