Inspira Cancer Services and their team of Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialists (CTTS) have created a program which offers smoking cessation sessions to individuals or groups of people in Salem County who are looking to quit smoking with the support that they need to become long term non-smokers.
To partner with the Office on Aging to provide the tools needed for residents to participate in their, Matter of Balance, Project Healthy Bones, Chronic Disease Self Management and Health Ease classes.
Family Health Initiatives will assist the Foundation with oversight, monitoring, and collecting community feedback regarding the initiatives through the creation of an Advisory Board. They will provide support, information and feedback on grantee progress and promote Foundation projects within the community.
Cooking Matters for Teens is a second year of classes to be conducted in the spring of 2015 at Salem High School.The FBSJ will also offer Community Nutrition Outreach Training for Teens. This training prepares teens to conduct nutrition-related outreach programs in their school and communities, such as healthy cooking and healthy baking demonstrations. By training teens to offer nutrition education, they will be able to reach more Salem teens and increase the sustainability of the program.
This grant will enable Quinton Township Schools to provide a “Breakfast after the Bell” program, which helps to overcome some of the barriers that prevent children getting a much needed healthy breakfast.
Partnering with the Salem Health and Wellness Foundation, Rutgers Cooperative Extension/Family and Community Health Department will hire a Family and Community Health Sciences Program Coordinator for Salem County. This is a five year partnership to assist SHWF with it’s Healthy Kid’s Bright Futures Initiative.
This grant is to build on The Food Trust’s existing work with Salem Health & Wellness Foundation’s Healthy Kids Bright Futures initiative by introducing an Early Childhood Nutrition Education initiative in 3 to 5 sites around Salem County. This work will use the Food Trust’s existing farm to preschool toolkit, The Preschool Initiative: Building a Healthy Foundation for Life as a vehicle for introducing physical activity and nutrition education into early childhood classrooms. This is a two year program.