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 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.
Their Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) is designed to improve the health and well-being of pregnant women, new mothers, and women with newborn babies up to 6 months old. Services include Family/Pregnancy Talking Circles, educational workshops, breastfeeding support, prenatal and postnatal workshops, access to healthy food, prenatal vitamins and more.
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
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).