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Lawrence Office — Collaborators

Lawrence Office:

UMass Extension
Nutrition Education Program

Family Service Building
430 North Canal St. #2
Lawrence, MA 01840.
Phone: 978-689-4744
Fax: 978-688-3456

Contact:
Jeanne M. Baranek, MA, CFCS
Program Supervisor
baranek@umext.umass.edu

The Lawrence NEP office offers nutrition education programs for youth, adults and families in the Lawrence, Lynn, Haverhill and Lowell areas. Paraprofessional and professional staff collaborate with local public schools,  after-school community programs, summer recreation and feeding sites, career training programs, young parent programs , WIC,  Farmers' Markets, and community agencies to design, develop and teach nutrition lessons to  children, their teachers and other supportive staff,  parents, and extended family. Activities include in-classroom lessons, single-session workshops, lesson series, educational interactive displays and distribution of print materials.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) Collaborators:

  • City of Lawrence Recreation Department
  • City of Lynn Parks & Recreation Department
  • Community Group, Inc. (Lawrence)
  • Gregg House, Inc. (Lynn)
  • Lawrence Public Schools
  • Lynn Public Schools
  • New American Center immigrant and refugee assistance center -RCAM (Lynn)
  • Salem Public Schools

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Collaborators:    

  • American Training, Inc., Young Parent Program (YPP), Andover
  • Community Action Council, Haverhill
  • Family & Children's Service of Greater Lynn, Inc. Lynn
  • Family Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc., Lawrence
  • FINA, YWCA, Lawrence
  • Heritage Commons, Lawrence
  • Lawrence Adult Learning Center, Lawrence
  • Lawrence Catholic Academy, Lawrence
  • Lawrence Community Correction Center, Lawrence
  • Lawrence Community Works, Lawrence
  • Lawrence Public Schools
  • Notre Dame Education Center, Lawrence
  • The Community Group. Inc., Lawrence