Programs and Services
Trained volunteers share their knowledge about healthy eating and safe food handling with KFL&A community members.
Dial-a-Dietitian is a telephone nutrition information service coordinated and delivered by registered dietitians. Registered dietitians answer general questions on a wide range of nutrition-related topics such as healthy eating, feeding your family, food allergies, nutrition during pregnancy, and nutrition for infants and toddlers. This service is provided free of charge.
A friendly, free program for pregnant women. Learn about pregnancy, healthy eating, the birth experience, and taking care of your baby and family. Each week women can meet new friends, prepare food and eat together, receive information from a public health nurse, dietitian, and other community resources. Groceries and childcare are provided and transportation may be available. This program is part of the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program and a financial contribution has been made by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
For more information, or to get a ride, call 613-354-3357 or 1-800-267-7875, ext. 1416.
Every Tuesday 12:30 to 3 p.m. 20 Manitou Cres. W (Lower level)
Every Thursday 12:30 to 3 p.m. Trinity United Church (corner of Bridge St. E and John St.)
The Good Food Box (GFB) is a non- profit fresh fruit and vegetable distribution system available in KFL&A area. Individuals or families can order and pick up their large food box ($15.00), small food box ($10.00), fruit bag ($5.00) or vegetable bag ($5.00) the third Thurs. of each month at the host site convenient to them. If you are interested in purchasing a GFB, KFL&A Public Health’s main office is a host site. Call the Dial-a-Dietitian line to find out the host site closest to you.
Motiv8 is an initiative by KFL&A Public Health designed to help individuals, families, and organizations address healthy lifestyles in a variety of settings. Look for more information on eating well and being active at Motiv8. Seasonal features include the web-based Holiday Challenge and Revisit your Resolutions.