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Northeast Region — Collaborators

Northeast Region - Lawrence Office:

UMass Extension
Nutrition Education Program

Family Service Building
430 North Canal St. #2
Lawrence, MA 01840.
Directions

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:

  • ASPIRE Development Services (Lynn)
  • Bread of Life, Inc. (Malden)
  • Camp Fire North Shore (Lynn, Salem)
  • Catholic Charities Merrimack Valley (Lowell)
  • Catholic Charities North (Lynn)
  • City of Lawrence Recreation Department
  • City of Lynn Parks & Recreation Department
  • Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc.
  • Gregg House, Inc. (Lynn)
  • Kid-Start, Inc. (Lawrence)
  • Lawrence Public Schools
  • New American Association of Massachusetts, Inc. (Lynn)
  • Point After Club (Lawrence)
  • Salem Public Schools
  • The Community Group, Inc. (Lawrence)
  • The Food Project (Lynn)
  • YMCA of Metro North, Demakes Family Branch (Lynn)

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Collaborators:    

  • Catholic Charities North (Lynn)
  • Child Development & Education, Inc. Family Daycare (Lawrence, Lowell)
  • Claredon Early Education Services, Family Daycare (Lawrence)
  • Family & Children's Service of Greater Lynn, Inc. 
  • Family Services of the Merrimack Valley (Lawrence)
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (Lynn Department of Children and Families)
  • Lawrence Public Library
  • Lawrence Public Schools
  • Lynn Coordinated Family Community Engagement Council
  • Neighborhood Association, District A (Lawrence)
  • North Shore WIC (Lynn)
  • Notre Dame Education Center, Lawrence
  • Poetrees Book Club (Lawrence)
  • The Community Group. Inc., Lawrence