Nutrition

Nutrition Division Objectives:

To promote health wellness by educating the community about healthy eating habits. To provide the community with the necessary tools to implement proper nutrition in their daily diets.

Nutrition Division Goals:

To educate the community on establishing positive eating habits by providing the community with the proper tools to eat healthy.

Child and Adult Care Food Program Objectives:

To establish positive eating habits at the earliest stages of development. To train and support local child care personnel on proper feeding guidelines for children ages 0-12. To reduce future health care and education costs due to lack of proper early development. 

Providing children who attend day-cares, preschools and after-school programs with nutritious meals, throughout the areas of:
  • Belleville
  • Bloomfield
  • East Orange
  • Irvington
  • Maplewood
  • Montclair
  • Newark
  • Orange
  • South Orange
  • West Orange
The meal menus are approved by the State of New Jersey Department of Agriculture.