Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program (UC-FSNEP)
UC-FSNEP is a federally-funded nutrition education program for individuals and families participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as CalFresh in California. UC-FSNEP State Office is located at the University of California Davis, and the program is delivered through UC Cooperative Extension in 35 counties including Riverside.
UC-FSNEP in Riverside serves families and youth in schools with more than 50% student participation in the Free/Reduced Meals Program. We also collaborate with local agencies serving limited-resource families such as youth opportunity centers, migrant education, homeless shelters and CalFresh offices.
Youth FSNEP Program
Youth FSNEP partners with teachers or extenders and train them to deliver lessons and activities from Reading Across MyPyramid (RAMP) or EatFit to help youth make more healthful eating and fitness choices.
For more information about EatFit
For more information about RAMP
Riverside FSNEP Staff:
Liz Armijo (760) 342-2485
Claudia Carlos (951) 683-6491
Fatima Afana (951) 683-6491
Noelle McDaniel (951) 683-6491
Adult FSNEP Program
Adult FSNEP classes are delivered as a single workshop or a series of 4 lessons.
The series covers the following topics: meal planning and food shopping, the dietary guidelines and MyPyramid, reading food labels and food safety.
The single workshop covers a variety of topics including portion size, fast food and soda, breakfast, physical activity, and healthy snacks.
For more information contact Riverside FSNEP at (951) 683-6491.