John Howard Society of Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton

Site: Lindsay

Service: Towards a Healthy Future Cooking Program

Record #: VTC0215
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 05 May 2022


Description (Service) Provides a life skills and education-based cooking program for youth experiencing the effects of poverty.

The program uses 3 nutrition education and obesity prevention approaches:
  • direct education
  • multi-level interventions at multiple complementary organizational and institutional levels
  • community public health approaches to improve nutrition
  • cooking lessons
  • school lunch recipes
  • how-to-videos
  • recipes
  • other resources

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Cooking Program: vary, call for details
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes
Eligibility Youth 8-17 years
Application Call for details.
Languages English - cultural and language interpretation may be available; French - Programs, Certain programs available in French. Call for more information.
Fees None

Address and Location

Site Location Haliburton County Office: 14 IGA Rd., unit 101 Minden, Ontario K0M 2K0 - Minden works out of Lindsay Location
Located In Community Kawartha Lakes
Address & Map
22 Peel St
Kawartha Lakes, ON
Canada K9V 3L9
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Intersection Kent St W and St Joseph Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-341-9610
Toll Free Phone 1-877-328-3331
Fax 705-328-2549
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Primary Contact Carla Cooper, Youth Services Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Kennedie Close, Youth Program Coordinator; Email:

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