Back to top

Western Region — Collaborators

wall art at walnut street farmers market springfield

Western Region - Springfield Office:

UMass Extension
Nutrition Education Program

Northgate Plaza
1985 Main Street, Suite 308
Springfield, MA 01103-1095

Phone: 413-737-0236 X101
Fax: 413-737-1676

Dalila Gomes, MPH
Program Supervisor

The Springfield NEP office offers nutrition education programs for youth, adults and families in western Massachusetts. Paraprofessional and professional staff collaborate with local public schools, recovery programs, shelters, after-school community programs, career training programs, young parent programs and community agencies to design, develop and teach nutrition lessons to the children, their teachers and parents. Activities include in-classroom lessons, single-session workshops, lesson series, educational displays and distribution of print materials.

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

  • Chicopee Public Schools
  • Gandara Center - Springfield Family Resource Center
  • Greenfield Public Schools
  • Holyoke Public Schools
  • Springfield Housing Authority
  • Springfield Public Schools (Health/PE Program)
  • Springfield Public Schools (Preschool Program)
  • Square One, Springfield

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Collaborators:

  • Acorn St. Boys and Girls Club, Springfield
  • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Westfield
  • Care Center, Holyoke
  • Carew St. Boys and Girls Club, Springfield
  • Center for Human Development, Springfield
    • Community Adolescent Treatment Program, Springfield
    • Shelter, Holyoke
    • Foster Parenting Program, West Springfield
  • Community Education Project Adult Education, Holyoke
  • Department of Youth Services (DYS) Teen Program, Springfield
  • Gandara-
    • Main Street, Springfield
    • Residential Shelter, Chicopee
    • Serenity House, Holyoke
    • Community Housing Program, Holyoke
  • Holyoke Adult Learning Program (Halo)
  • Holyoke Public Schools Parent Programs
  • Martin Luther King Community Center, Springfield
  • Meadow Brook Apartments, Florence
  • New England Farm Workers Council, Springfield
    • Family First Shelter, Springfield
  • New England Farmworkers, Holyoke
    • New Beginnings, Holyoke
  • Open Pantry Community Service: Teen Living Program, Springfield
  • Orange St. Parent Group, Springfield
  • Pioneer Valley Opportunity Council- Main St. Inn, Holyoke
  • Phoenix Corporation - Phoenix Academy, Springfield
  • Providence Ministries – Foodworks, Holyoke
  • Salvation Army Youth Program, Holyoke
  • Springfield Housing Authority
    • Sullivan Housing
    • Talk Read and Succeed
  • Springfield Parks Dept.
  • Springfield Public Schools Parent Programs
  • Training Resource of America
    • Young Parenting Program, Springfield
    • Young Parenting Program, Holyoke
    • ESOL programs, Springfield
  • Wayfinders, Springfield
    • Prospect Shelter, Springfield
    • Residential Housing, Indian Orchard
    • Woodside Terrace, Springfield
  • The Wright Home, Easthampton
  • West Springfield Library – ESL Program
  • YWCA of Western Mass
    • Parent Group, Springfield
    • Teen Parents, Springfield