Nutrition Services

Our mission is to provide sound nutrition information to empower those who live, work
or do business in the city of Detroit adopt healthy eating habits.

Nutrition Services is a core Health Education function of Public Health.  Our division is committed to providing the knowledge and expertise to meet the nutritional demands within our community.   Our programs:
  • Provide nutritious meals for school-age children year round
  • Assess nutritional status of school-age children and adults
  • Provide nutrition information to educate, motivate and assist the community to develop and maintain positive health and nutrition behaviors

Nutrition Programs
After School Food Service

For children who are 18 years of age or younger

Summer Food Service
For children who are 18 years of age or younger

Clinical Services - Medical Nutrition Therapy

Herman Kiefer Adult Clinic for adults and
School-Based Health Center at Northwestern High School for 10-21 year olds

Community Nutrition Education
Registered dietitians available for presentations, health fairs and community events