2023-2024 Healthy Choices Fund recipients announced

Julie Eco-friendly, Minister of Well being and Social Companies announced this year’s recipients of the Nutritious Possibilities Fund.  20-5 businesses gained funding to aid them maximize the effect of overall health marketing and avoidance actions that assistance people today, family members, and communities in building good way of life decisions.

Some of this year’s prosperous proposals include:

  • Délı̨nę Got’ine Government’s healthful diet and life style workshop and accumulating sequence: “Délı̨nę’s Strong Healthful Relatives Program”
  • “GLOW: Getting Everyday living Techniques Our Way”: Foster Family Coalition’s youth method with a focus on education aid, tutoring, nutritious having, and studying daily life capabilities
  • Inuvik Indigenous Band’s “Drug Diversion and Intervention Support” which offers counselling and classic ability workshops as an choice to drug use and
  • Soaring Eagle Friendship Centre’s society, cooking and psychological wellness workshop and collecting collection, “Great North”.

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“The Balanced Option Fund recipients are supplying imaginative responses to the distinctive requires in their communities. Their  initiatives include things like worthwhile prospects like cooking lessons, sharing circles, right after-faculty supports, and local community-tended yard beds. In supporting these initiatives, we support communities and their means to handle their individual desires in their own way. We acknowledge the critical job of neighborhood companies and are very pleased to assist this year’s Healthier Option Fund initiatives.”

– Julie Environmentally friendly, Minister of Overall health and Social Services

Speedy information

  • The Balanced Selections Fund aids suitable companies and local community governments maximize the impact of health promotion and prevention routines that help Northwest Territories communities and their inhabitants in generating positive way of life selections.
  • The Wholesome Selections Fund is intended to concentrate on raising education and learning and recognition all-around healthier options, especially young children, youth and seniors, to allow inhabitants to participate in healthful options by way of the group natural environment and available sources. 
  • Once-a-year Healthy Choices funding is $400,000, with every single job acquiring a least of $10,000 and a highest of $75,000 per fiscal 12 months.
  • This year’s Fund involves an supplemental $410,000 for assignments that handle possibly:
    • Seniors & Age-Friendly Communities or
    • Cutting down the Harms of Liquor Use.

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Jeremy Chook

Supervisor, Communications

Health and fitness and Social Expert services

Government of the Northwest Territories

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(867) 767-9052 ext. 49034