Nutrition

Reminder:

The Child & Adult Care Food Program will be CLOSED on the following day (See below), Meals WILL NOT be delivered for Friday, March 30, 2018. The Child and Adult Care Food Program will provide meals on the Next Business Day. Should you have any questions please feel free to contact your Site Monitor or Office: (973) 380-0830

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.