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.
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
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
Mount Carmel Guild
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
Habitat for Humanity
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
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
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
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.
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.View Resource
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.View Resource
Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention Services
Organization focused on public health issues affecting children including peer pressure, bullying, abuse and gang violence.
437 E. State Street
2279 State Hwy 33
Services: Birth Control Services, Emergency Contraception, General Health Care, HIV Testing, LGBT services and more.