Northwestern Health Unit

Site: Dryden Office

Service: Student Nutrition Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Kenora office fax: 807-468-4970
Description (Service)
  • Provides financial support for snack and meal programs in schools, including First Nations schools 
  • Funding amount is limited to a maximum of 15% of total estimated cost 
  • Provides information on applying for funding 
  • Processes grant requests from local communities and schools 
  • Coordinates distribution of funds from the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services to local snack and meal programs 
  • Participates in regional partnerships and fund-raising efforts 
  • Supplies local programs with resources including nutritional information, meal and snack menus and managing volunteers
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility Does not provide funding to individuals 
  • Program is made available to all children and youth 
  • Nutritious food is provided according to food safety guidelines 
  • Parents and/or caregivers contribute financially or by volunteering in program 
  • Organizers provide activity and financial reports on regular basis 
  • Program must show that parents and local community have provided funding 
  • Indicates separate line in bank account under its own name
Application Forms provided online at the Student Nutrition Program website or can be picked up at the local office
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-223-3301
Toll Free Phone 1-800-404-4231
After Hours Phone Emergency 1-866-475-6505
Fax 807-223-5754
Primary Contact Program Assistant
Alternate Contact Health Promoter
Located In Community Dryden
Address 75 D Van Horne Ave
Dryden, ON P8N 2B2
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Intersection Van Horne Ave and Albert St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS)