HEALTHY EATING ACTIVE LIVING

HEAL is here to support our community in finding resources to help leading healthy and active lives. We also have our own Lending Library available for child care providers to borrow equipment for cooking, physical activity and more. If you have questions or want to set up an appointment please check in with Madelene McCann at 415.491.5784 or email at madelene@mc3.org

RESOURCES

NUTRITION

Nemours Best Practices for Healthy Eating 

Nemours is a nonprofit pediatric health system dedicated to:

  • life-changing medical care and research.

  • helping kids grow up healthy.

  • advocating for kids nationally.

  • training tomorrow’s pediatric experts.

Child and Adult Food Program

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal program that provides reimbursements for nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children and adults who are enrolled for care at participating child care centers, day care homes, and adult day care centers. 

 

Farm to Preschool

Farm to school enriches the connection, communities have, with fresh, healthy food and local food producers by changing food purchasing and education practices at schools and early care and education settings.

Dr. YUM 

Recipes and information to inspire families and communities to understand the connection between food and overall health.

LIFESTYLE

Children's Environmental Health Network

Eco-Healthy Child Care® (EHCC) is a national program that partners with child care professionals to eliminate environmental health hazards found in or around child care facilities. These hazards can adversely impact children’s health.

 

Life Lab

Santa Cruz based Nonprofit LIFE LAB cultivates children's love of  learning, healthy food, and nature through garden-based education.

 

Healthy Kids

Healthy Futures

Giving early care and education providers the tools to help children get a healthy start.

Kids Gardening

Our mission is to create opportunities for kids to play, learn, and grow through gardening, engaging their natural curiosity and wonder.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

Healthy Preschooler.com

website is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

Whether you're looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidance on parenting issues, you've come to the right place. 

 

Color Me Healthy

Color Me Healthy is a program developed to reach children ages four and five with fun, interactive learning opportunities on physical activity and healthy eating.

It is designed to stimulate all of the senses of young children: touch, smell, sight, sound, and, of course, taste. Through the use of color, music, and exploration of the senses, Color Me Healthy teaches children that healthy food and physical activity are fun.

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San Rafael, CA 94903 

Tel: 415.472.1092 

Fax: 415.472.2805

Staff Directory

Hours of Operation:

Main Office:

Monday - Thursday 8am to 4pm

Friday 8am to 3pm 

Resource and Referral Office:

Monday - Friday 9am to 3pm

 

* Scheduling accommodations made by appointment only*