Healthy Kids Program

Taryn Morley

Healthy Kids Program Coordinator

705-256-5634- Ext. 2177

fax: 705-942-3227


122 East St.

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

P6A 3C6


The Healthy Kids Program is new to the Friendship Centre as an extension of the Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Program. Healthy Kids focuses on providing education on healthy eating and increase physical fitness levels for children and families.


The program implements culture based activities to enhance the wellbeing and traditional knowledge of urban Aboriginal children and their families.


Program objectives include;

1) Education on healthy eating for children

2) Increase access and availability to healthy food for children

3) Support healthy eating for families

4) Recreation activities that incorporate traditional activities 5) Provide children and youth physical activity through access to recreation facilities, education and activity programs.