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Bozeman Health Diabetes and Nutrition Center

http://www.bozemanhealth.org/Deaconess-Hospital/Our-Services/Diabetes-Center/Patient-Educations-Resources.aspx

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935 Highland Blvd., Suite 2180
Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: (406) 414-5331

Bozeman Health Diabetes and Nutrition Center provides a full complement of clinical and support services aimed at helping individuals manage this complex and chronic disease. We work with adults and children of all ages, families and pregnant women (including women with diabetes related to pregnancy). All services require a physician referral. This comprehensive 10 month weight loss program offering 16 weekly lifestyle classes and 6 monthly follow-up meetings is designed to help you maintain your success. Classes, limited to 40 participants, are offered by Bozeman Health Nutrition Specialists at Bozeman Health Diabetes and Nutrition Center. Call 406-414-5331 for the next start date and to register. Cost: $150 with a $50 refund to participants who complete the full 10 month program. ActNOW! is sponsored by Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital through a grant from the Montana Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Prevention Project.

Buy Eat Live Better SNAP-Nutrition Education Program

MSU Extension

http://www.buyeatlivebetter.org/

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235 Culbertson Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717-2235

Phone: (406) 582-3285

The SNAP-Ed program supports low-income Montanans in making the healthy choice the easy choice through a dual focus on nutrition and physical activity education and partnering with local and statewide organizations to improve policies, systems, and environments that support healthy behaviors. Some of our partners include schools, food banks, farmers' markets, and local health coalitions.

Through a 6-8 week series of nutrition classes, county and reservation-based nutrition educators lead interactive lessons for adults and youth across the state to help families with:

  • Easy meal planning according to MyPlate
  • Stretching limited food dollars
  • Increasing physical activity
  • Discovering tasty ways to eat healthy
  • Improving skills for safe food handling and preparation

Comprehensive Diabetes Education

Bozeman Health Diabetes and Nutrition Center

http://www.bozemanhealth.org/Deaconess-Hospital/Our-Services/Diabetes-Center/Our-Services.aspx

935 Highland Boulevard, Suite 2180
Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: (406) 414-5331

Bozeman Health Diabetes and Nutrition Center provides a full complement of clinical and support services aimed at helping individuals manage this complex and chronic disease. We work with adults and children of all ages, families and pregnant women (including women with diabetes related to pregnancy). All services require a physician referral. Our education program is recognized through the American Diabetes Association. We offer education on the following topics, as required by the ADA: understanding the diabetes disease process and treatment options; nutrition; physical activity; diabetes medications; monitoring blood glucose; preventing and treating acute and chronic complications; developing personal strategies to address psycho-social concerns; behavior change. Initially we review the patient‘s understanding of diabetes and provide individual education based on patient needs. Medication training such as how to take insulin or other injectable medications is provided on an individual basis. Individual e

Gallatin Valley Farm to School

gvfarmtoschool.org

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Phone: (406) 219-1010

Gallatin Valley Farm to School (GVF2S) teaches students where food comes from and helps integrate farm-fresh food in the school meals programs. GVF2S offers programming throughout Gallatin County in a diversity of settings including classroom lessons, after-school lessons, summer camps, farm field trips, and community events. GVF2S education programs provide meaningful food, nutrition and agriculture lessons that teach students life-long, healthy eating habits and instill an awareness for the importance of agriculture in our lives. Lessons provide students with information about nutrition, cooking, gardening, of seasonal, local produce items and the history of Montana agriculture.

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Healthy KidsPack Program

HRDC

https://gallatinvalleyfoodbank.org/get-help/healthy-kidspack/

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32 S Tracy
Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: (406) 587-4225

Email: lyra@gallatinvalleyfoodbank.org

The Healthy KidsPack Program strives to alleviate childhood hunger by providing nutritionally balanced, kid-friendly foods to area elementary students every Friday during the school year. Healthy KidsPack is offered and accessible to every elementary school student regardless of income. Providing this resource ensures that all kids have access to well-balanced weekend nutrition during the school year. Instead of overlapping with the efforts of area food banks, the KidsPack program meets the food needs of children who might otherwise go hungry over the weekends.

Live Now

Bozeman Health Diabetes and Nutrition Center

http://www.bozemanhealth.org/Deaconess-Hospital/Our-Services/Diabetes-Center/Patient-Educations-Resources.aspx

935 Highland Blvd., Suite 2180
Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: (406) 414-5331

Bozeman Health Diabetes and Nutrition Center provides a full complement of clinical and support services aimed at helping individuals manage this complex and chronic disease. We work with adults and children of all ages, families and pregnant women (including women with diabetes related to pregnancy). All services require a physician referral. Participants will have access to Bozeman Health Nutrition Specialists to help them lose the weight they have wanted to shed for years. When you enroll in this program, you get two one-on-one consults with a nutrition specialist and weekly classes to help you begin and maintain success with a healthy new standard of living. Don’t let life pass you by, get on the right track and live well now! Cost: $160 for 2 individual sessions and 2 group sessions; weekly group program: $25 per month.

Montana Nutrition & Physical Activity (NAPA) Program

Department of Public Health & Human Services

http://dphhs.mt.gov/publichealth/napa.aspx

Phone: (844) 684-5848

Email: ChronicDiseasePrevention@mt.gov

The Montana Nutrition & Physical Activity (NAPA) Program’s mission is to make active living and healthy eating easier everywhere Montanans live, work, learn and play. We are located within the Department of Public Health & Human Services within the Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Bureau.

Montana Team Nutrition

MSU and Montana Office of Public Instruction

www.opi.mt.gov/MTeamNutrition

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Montana State University, P.O. Box 173370
Bozeman, MT 59717

Phone: (406) 994-5641

Fax: (406) 994-7300

Email: kbark@mt.gov

Montana Team Nutrition is the nutrition education arm of the Office of Public Instruction’s School Nutrition Programs. The mission is to support children in making healthful food and physical activity choices while in school through creating a healthy nutrition environment. Professional development opportunities and technical assistance on topics of menu planning and food production, farm to school, nutrition education, and school wellness are available to school (grades K-12) staff and community members throughout the state.

My Plate-Healthy Eating Solutions for Everyday Life

USDA

https://www.choosemyplate.gov/

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MyPlate is a reminder to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. Everything you eat and drink matters. The right mix can help you be healthier now and in the future. This means:

  • Focus on variety, amount, and nutrition.
  • Choose foods and beverages with less saturated fat, sodium, and added sugars.
  • Start with small changes to build healthier eating styles.
  • Support healthy eating for everyone.

Eating healthy is a journey shaped by many factors, including our stage of life, situations, preferences, access to food, culture, traditions, and the personal decisions we make over time. All your food and beverage choices count. MyPlate offers ideas and tips to help you create a healthier eating style that meets your individual needs and improves your health.

Nutrition for Seniors

Senior Centers

Senior Centers in Gallatin County offer Nutrition Programs such as Walk-In-Meals, Meals-On-Wheels, Sunday Dinners, Pancake Suppers, and other supplemental food programs. In addition, the Bozeman Center administers funds and commodities for senior meal programs in Manhattan, Three Forks, and West Yellowstone.

Belgrade Senior Center

Bozeman Senior Center

Manhattan Senior Center - manhattanseniorcenter@gmail.com

Three Forks Senior Center- jeanfarnam@gmail.com

Salvation Army Breakfast

32 South Rouse
Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: (406) 586-5813

In the winter, meals are served to anyone in need-this includes homeless peoples of all ages, as well as individuals and families who may be down on their luck and in need of a helping hand.The Salvation Army also offers clothing and other assistance when needed.

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS)

http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/hcsd/snap/index.shtml

Bozeman Field Office, 12 North 3rd
Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: (406) 582-3010

Email: hhshcsopagallatin@mt.gov

Effective October 1, 2008 the federal Food Stamp Program was renamed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The name change more accurately reflects the mission of providing supplemental food and nutrition assistance to low income people. SNAP recipients use EBT cards, which are similar to debit cards, to purchase food in authorized retail stores.

Summer Lunch Program

HRDC-Gallatin Valley Food Bank

https://www.gallatinvalleyfoodbank.org/get-help/summer-meals/

602 Bond St.
Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone: (406) 586-7600

Email: Info@gallatinvalleyfoodbank.org

The Summer Meals Program is available all summer long, M-F from 12pm-1pm. Our lunch program is open to ALL kids and teens 18 and under. FREE, healthy meals are available at meal sites across the Gallatin Valley. We offer a safe, supervised location where your kids and teens can stay active and spend time with friends while enjoying healthy meals. Meals served are tasty, follow USDA nutrition guidelines, and help ALL families save money. There are no applications to fill out or proof of income.