Covid-19 notice: All sessions will be run virtually until further notice. Go to the Camden Sure Start online booking system to see what virtual sessions are on offer.
Previously known as Healthy Eating Team.
Free sessions and programmes to help get babies and children off to a healthy start. Programmes include the following.
- Starting Solids: The Department of Health recommends babies start on solid foods when they are around six months old. This free, 90-minute session supports parents of babies who have not yet started solid foods. Includes: when and how to start, foods to start with and foods to avoid. (Parents can attend with their baby.)
- Starting Solids, Next Steps: A free, 90 minute session to support parents of babies who have already started solid foods and are under 1 year. Includes: moving on to more textured family foods and finger foods, encouraging your baby to drink from a cup, and overcoming feeding challenges. (Parents can attend with their baby.)
- Families for Life – Early Years: Healthy eating and active play programme for children aged 2–4, covering tasty meal and snack ideas, easy ways to get children moving more, portion sizes and fussy eating, fun family cooking and eating sessions.
- Families for Life – Family Kitchen: For families with children aged 2–11, providing opportunities to learn about healthy eating and to cook and eat healthy meals together.
How to refer
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Referral methods: Email
For Starting Solids/Starting Solids Next Steps: book online here or use the referral form and email. See Downloads for information leaflets and dates.
For other programmes: complete referral form and email or contact the health and wellbeing team directly.
For Starting Solids/Starting Solids Next Steps: book online or use the referral form and email. See Downloads for information leaflets and dates.
For other programmes: complete referral form and email or contact the health and wellbeing team directly for more information or to book a session.
Review date: Monday, 09 January 2023