dietitians provide a range of services for school staff, students, parents and caregivers of school-aged children including:
Program planning (e.g. breakfast and lunch programs, school gardens, farm to school)
Helping schools to develop policies about food and healthy eating. Supporting staff, parents and students to follow food and healthy eating policies and guidelines.
Providing advice and support on implementing the Guidelines for Food and Beverage Sales in BC Schools (e.g. food service, fundraisers, vending machines, and other school events)
Providing education sessions to staff and parents (e.g. professional-development day workshops, parent advisory council meetings on topics such as weight bias, nutrition policy, etc)
Providing healthy eating resources (e.g. Canada?s Food Guide, nutrition and body image lesson plans and resources)
Helping school staff, parents and caregivers find appropriate nutrition services for students
These services are free-of-charge.
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
?Anyone can refer a child. Call the health centre listed below and ask for the School Nutritionist.
School nutrition services are available to all public and private schools and community members working to improve access to healthy foods for students.
Age range: 5 - 19 years old