This webinar discusses best practices to combat food insecurity during COVID-19 and features experts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Center on Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety.
Food insecurity has worsened during the pandemic. Head Start and Early Head Start programs are encouraged to continue being creative and innovative in meeting children’s nutritional needs.
This video stresses the need for safe plans and protocols for children with food allergies and provides some strategies and questions to reflect on.
Learn more about family style meals and how they can help young children make healthy food choices and develop social skills.
These resources will help Head Start staff implement CACFP nutrition standards in their programs.
Keeping children with food allergies safe is everyone’s responsibility. Head Start staff can work with families to develop health and safety plans and keep the food environment safe.
Learn the benefits of family style dining and how to support it in an early childhood education program.
Explore this observation tool for home visiting staff. Learn how to look for responsive feeding environments and parent and child behaviors that promote responsive feeding in the home.
Learn about the environmental factors that can impact children's health. Find ways programs can tailor health services to help children improve their nutrition habits, health, and well-being.
Enhancing Participant-Centered Services Between the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and Head Start Programs
Explore this tip sheet to learn about 10 ways to create state and local program partnerships between Head Start and local Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) programs.