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Family, Food and Fun

Woman cooking with childFamily, Food and Fun is a 16-week, community-based group program offered in public housing communities for families with children ages 2-16.

Healthy Eating and Exercise Program for Families

The program includes two, 90 minute sessions each week that promote increased physical activity and healthy eating as a way to prevent or manage conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, etc. The program includes:

  • Nutrition education including information on portion sizes, reading food labels, sugar and salt intake, healthy food choices, and food preparation assistance.
  • Each session includes a minimum of 10 minutes of physical activity. Physical fitness increases five minutes each week to reach a maximum of 45 minutes per session.
  • Residents learn tips and develop skills they can continue using once the program is complete.

Hear from Program Participants

Learn more about Family, Food and Fun

For more information or to schedule the program in your community contact Lucas Santana, Health Project Coordinator, at (585) 224-3508 or Lucas_Santana@URMC.Rochester.edu