Food Security Programs

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The Penticton Indian Band Health Department offers a wide scope of Diabetes Prevention and Intervention services and resources.

Evening Star Casimir is a Certified Community Diabetes worker providing education and nutritional Food security programs, she is responsible for the integration of these services with All Health Department programs. Evening Star is a Kamloops Indian Band member and Penticton Indian Band community member and a Health Team member for 9 years.

For any Clinic and Professional services or questions : Please contact Evening Star Casimir at: Phone: (250) 493-7799  ext: 106 or Email: ecasimir@pib.ca

DIABETES PREVENTION/INTERVENTION PROGRAMS

  • Facilitation of workshops on Diabetes to children, youth and adults
  • Equipment/supplies
  • Diabetes clinics
  • Healthy Harvest box for Diabetic community members

NUTRITION/HEALTHY EATING PROGRAMS

  • Monthly Harvest box program
  • Monthly community Kitchens program
  • Monthly Meals-On-Wheels cooking
  • Coordination of Health Department healthy snacks and dinners

COMMUNITY FOOD INIATIVES

  • Community Gardens
  • S&S café – weekly community dinner – volunteer cooks, organized by Health staff, sponsored by Social Development Department
  • Summer Family program – food collection, preserving of meats, fruit, vegetables facilitator

INTER-DEPARTMENTAL AND EXTERNAL LINKAGES

  • Adult In-Home Care Program H&CC programs
  • Child and Family Health Programs
  • Social Development Department
  • Youth Programs and Adult Education programs

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