Healthy Eating Active Living
The Healthy Eating Active Living Program (HEAL) works with community partners on equitable solutions to improve nutrition and increase physical activity in underserved communities and populations with higher rates of obesity, food insecurity, poor nutrition and poor physical activity.
HEAL builds healthier communities through policy, systems and environmental changes that make it easier for people to eat healthy and be active - wherever they are.
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In July of 2020, Public Health – Seattle & King County received $4.83 million through CARES Act funding to support food security efforts in King County.
Increase access to foods in King County
HEAL collaborates with farmer's markets, food banks, schools, grocery stores and other community partners to make sure that affordable, nutritious foods are available to everyone.
The Learning Network connects stakeholders across sectors to learn from each other about how to eliminate food insecurity and improve health in King County communities.
Improve access to active transportation
HEAL helps communities engage in planning projects to improve the ability to bike, walk, gather and play.
Washington state's Basic Food is a food and nutrition program for individuals and families who need help affording healthy foods.
This page will help you apply for the Basic Food Program so that you can get monthly benefits to buy food and free or reduced school meals for your child.
WIC is a supplemental food program for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have children under 5 years old. This program helps families afford nutritious foods.
This hotline and web-based resource helps find programs and services in Washington state based. It is available in multiple languages.
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