Food & Nutrition

Food & Nutrition

Tulare County Health & Human Services offers a number of programs to help you make safe, nutritious, and healthy food choices. It is our commitment to encourage the people of Tulare County in a healthy lifestyle.

CalFresh (Nutrition Assistance)
CalFresh (Nutrition Assistance)

CalFresh benefits help low-income individuals and households supplement their food budgets to buy nutritious foods.

Food Safety
Food Safety

Environmental Health programs offer services that include making local businesses aware of the important codes and regulations that ensure a high standard of food handling.

Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention (NEOP)
Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention (NEOP)

Tulare County's Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (NEOP) program increases access to healthy foods and provides nutrition education across the county.

Nutritious Meals for Seniors
Nutritious Meals for Seniors

The Senior Nutrition Program provides tasty and nutritious lunches for seniors (age 60 and over) at several locations throughout Tulare and Kings counties. We also deliver meals to the homebound who cannot cook for themselves.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

WIC is designed to help pregnant women, new mothers, and young children eat well and stay healthy. WIC provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to health care and social services.


Agency News

HHSA at Heightened Awareness for Measles

HHSA at Heightened Awareness for Measles

The Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency Public Health Branch officials report that there is no known current risk related to measles in Tulare County at this time; however, officials are actively preparing for the potential of an exposure or outbreak. 

 

Pets and Mental Health

Pets and Mental Health

There’s nothing better than going home after a long day and being welcomed by a pet who’s been waiting all day to see you. They are not only good for your physical well-being, but they're also good for your mental health.