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Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

We strive to inform and engage our school and community residents to make informed choices by providing parents and families with the necessary resources to assist them to effectively respond to the needs of their children and families. Below are links to local community organizations and institutions with information and resources that may be helpful to you.

Nutrition

Crisis Ministry

Food Pantry

Crisis Ministry offers an array or programs to promote healthy living. They provide access to foods that promote good health for low income individuals and families, They offer nutrition programs to stress the importance of healthy eating, and partner with Capital Health to provide health screenings to help with early detection of hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, and other conditions.

123 E. Hanover St. Trenton, NJ 08608
(609) 396-9355

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Catholic Charities

Community Food Pantry

Catholic Charities’ Community Food Pantry offers three meals a day for three days for each household member.

132 N. Warren St. Trenton, NJ 08608
(609) 394-8847

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Mount Carmel Guild

Emergency Assistance

Mount Carmel Guild’s Emergency Assistance program offers direct and immediate support for those in chronic or temporary crisis. They can provide a three to five day supply of food, basic necessities for newborns and infants, as well as personal hygiene items.

73 North Clinton Ave. Trenton, NJ 08609
(609) 392-3402

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Habitat for Humanity

Food Pantry

Habitat for Humanity’s Fresh Produce Fridays is available for anyone in need to come and receive a week’s supply of fresh produce.

601 N. Clinton Ave. Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 393-8009

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Home Front

Emergency Food Bags

Home Front offers an emergency bag of groceries with a week's supply of food for families in need.

1880 Princeton Ave. Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
(609) 989-9417

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Robert Wood Johnson Community Education

Nutrition and Fitness Education

Provides Fitness education and cooking classes on site of the Robert Wood Johnson Fitness and Wellness Center

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Nutrition Education

Program aimed at reducing hunger and preventing obesity by delivering practical information on nutrition, resource management, food safety and increasing physical activity. They work with community based agencies, programs and schools.


Health Education

KidsHealth

KidsHealth is a website for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. It provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens. This site is for both parents and kids and has animation, games and other content that makes learning easy and fun.

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NJ Health Link

NJ Health Link is a healthcare information website serving seniors, families, children and healthcare professionals. For each health related topic, you will find details about services and eligibility, as well as contact names and phone numbers – all the information you need in a single-page printable format.

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Prevention Programs

PEI Kids

Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention Services

Organization focused on public health issues affecting children including peer pressure, bullying, abuse and gang violence.

Planned Parenthood

Family Planning

Trenton Center
437 E. State Street
Trenton NJ
609-599-4881

Hamilton Center
2279 State Hwy 33
Hamilton NJ
609-689-4964

Services: Birth Control Services, Emergency Contraception, General Health Care, HIV Testing, LGBT services and more.