Peer Nutrition

The Peer Nutrition program is designed for newcomer women and their children and is hosted by Parkdale CHC, Toronto Public Health, and West Neighbourhood House.  It offers an opportunity to cook and share a nutritious meal, engage with peers on settlement challenges for women parenting, and other issues.

Would you like to…..

  • Share your experiences and gain support from peers
  • Prepare and taste a variety of healthy foods
  • Learn about best choices of traditional and new foods
  • Make your own baby food
  • Build skills for shopping and cooking
  • Deal with picky eaters
  • Learn to read food labels

Snacks are provided during sessions. Child care and gift certificates for health are available.

The Peer Nutrition program runs twice yearly for six to eight weeks and accepts up to 20 female participants. For more information on future programming, please contact Rosa Ribeiro via telephone: 416.537.2455, ext 1231, or via email at