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Healthy Eating Active Living

Healthy Eating Active Living


The Healthy Eating Active Living Program (HEAL) works with community partners on equitable solutions to improve nutrition and increase physical activity in underserved communities and populations with higher rates of obesity, food insecurity, poor nutrition and poor physical activity. HEAL builds healthier communities through policy, systems and environmental changes that make it easier for people to eat healthy and be active - wherever they are.


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Current projects

Increase access to foods in South King County

Increase access to foods
in King County

HEAL collaborates with farmer's markets, food banks, schools, grocery stores and other community partners to make sure that affordable, nutritious foods are available to everyone.

Increase access to foods in South King County

Healthcare and Food Insecurity Learning Network

The Learning Network connects stakeholders across sectors to learn from each other about how to eliminate food insecurity and improve health in King County communities.

Improve access to active transportation

Improve access to active transportation

HEAL helps communities engage in planning projects to improve the ability to bike, walk, gather and play.

Get help finding food

These programs help make healthy foods more affordable and easier to get for you and your family:

Basic Food Program

Basic Food Program

Washington state's Basic Food is a food and nutrition program for individuals and families who need help affording healthy foods.

This page will help you apply for the Basic Food Program so that you can get monthly benefits to buy food and free or reduced school meals for your child.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program

WIC is a supplemental food program for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have children under 5 years old. This program helps families afford nutritious foods.

WithinReach Resource Finder

WithinReach Resource Finder

This hotline and web-based resource helps find programs and services in Washington state based. It is available in multiple languages.


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