Education Programs

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Aboriginal Health Centre

The Centre provides a number of programs and services that aim to  improve the health and well-being of Indigenous Individuals, families and communities through wholistic approaches that harmonize Indigenous, traditional and western health care which respects people with a distinctive cultural identity, values and beliefs.


Bite for Brant

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Bite for Brant is an agriculture education day for grade five students in Brant County and Brantford. It takes place each April. Students learn about local food sources through hands-on learning activities. 


Organized by the Brant County Federation of Agriculture.  Cost is $3 per student. 

Food Handler Training Program

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 The Food Safety Certificate Course is designed to help you further develop your skills for working in the Food Service Industry. During the sessions, you will learn:
- to recognize potential food safety hazards
- how to store foods properly
- developing better cleaning procedures that control the growth of bacteria
- how to avoid unnecessary waste
- what are food premise regulations and how they affect you 

Grand River Community Health Centre

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The GRCHC has a team of health professionals dedicated to client-centred care. This includes physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, registered dietitians, a counsellor, and a community support facilitator/advocate.  


Free group classes are offered in our kitchen that focus on nutrition education and hands-on food skills.  Examples of these classes include: Budget friendly cooking, Cooking for one, Healthy Bodies series, Food preservation workshops, and one-time chronic disease management workshops.” 


Our Registered Dietitian and Registered Social Worker are certified to facilitate the Craving Change Program at various times throughout the year.  Craving Change is a licensed, cognitive-behavioural program for emotional eating.  (Note: This is Not a program for those clinically diagnosed with an eating disorder).  Call for details: 519-754-0777 x 234 (Registered Dietitian) or x 256 (Registered Social Worker).