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Early Childhood
CPHP provides education and support to Head Start and qualifying preschool sites to promote the consumption of healthy foods, daily physical activity and positive health behaviors specific to obesity prevention.


Healthy Schools
CPHP provides school-based education in the form of classroom lessons, promotional materials, cafeteria teachable moments, parent programs, and technical assistance related to policy, systems, and environmental change that encourage healthy behaviors. CPHP aims to make schools a happy and healthy place for children to learn and be well.


Community Youth
CPHP extends its services outside of the classroom by offering nutrition education and support to park districts, summer camps and after school sites. These fun interactive nutrition education sessions keep children moving as they learn about the importance of healthy eating to promote children’s healthy growth and development. Other focus areas include summer meals promotion and policy/advocacy for creating healthy environments.


Community Adults
CPHP provides adult health education that focuses on teaching adult audiences the importance of selecting nutrient rich foods and being physically active on a daily basis and collaborates with organizations to create healthy communities by promoting urban agriculture, and community gardening.


Healthy Food Access
CPHP provides emergency food services that targets local food banks and member agencies across the state to provide interactive nutrition and physical education and engagement in policy, systems, and environmental change strategies to improve diet and health among food insecure individuals, families and communities.


Food Systems
CPHP implements strategies to improve the availability of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat foods in corner stores and promotes healthy food purchasing through direct education at corner stores, grocery stores and farmer’s markets.