Food and Nutrition Resource Guide for Homeless Shelters, Soup Kitchens, and Food Banks
This document provides links to resources and valuable information about food and nutrition concerns among homeless services agencies.
This publication contains food and nutrition educational materials for staff and volunteers working in homeless shelters, soup kitchens, food banks, and other related facilities, as well as materials that can be used by clients.
This guide is divided into two sections: I) Educational Materials for Clients, and II) Resources for Staff and Volunteers. Topics include general nutrition, pregnancy, infant and child feeding, nutrition for older adults, managing food resources, food safety, and food security research.
The Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) of the National Agricultural Library prepared this guide as part of a partnership with the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Inclusion of an organization in this Resource Guide does not indicate endorsement by the USDA, nor does the USDA ensure the accuracy of all information provided by these organizations. (Authors)
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