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Links to Child Health Organizations
Links to services for health care, mental health service, substance abuse, domestic violence, shelter, food, legal and financial assistance, and programs for children and seniors.
Information and workshops for families on nutrition, physical activity, and obesity.
Federal program for healthcare and nutrition of low-income pregnant women, breastfeeding women, and infants and children under the age of five.
Recipes and tips on nutrition and physical activity. Information and forms for applying for food assistance and food stamps.
Programs and news on the health and development of children ages birth to five.
Federal program that provides education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income families.
Advice and information from pediatricians on children’s medical and dental health.
Providing information and ratings on health insurance plans, including Medi-Cal and Medicare. Available in several languages.
The Food and Nutrition Service administers several programs that provide healthy food to children including the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, the Summer Food Service Program, the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, and the Special Milk Program. Administered by State agencies, each of these programs helps fight hunger and obesity by reimbursing organizations such as schools, child care centers, and after-school programs for providing healthy meals to children.
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