Approximately 3,500 children and adults will receive innovative, community-based nutrition and case management services to help them eat healthier, increase physical activity, and improve their overall health.
The Healthy Foods, Healthy Families program will continue its successful model. Each growing season, roughly 400 families who qualify for SNAP benefits will engage in an interactive, incentive-based nutrition education program at Rhode Island farmers’ markets.
Two integrated care managers will continue to expand their work advocating for clients new to the facility. They help ensure that their needs are met and that they understand information given by both mental and physical health doctors, which aids in continuation of care.