Contact the Durham County Department of Public Health,
Address: 414 East Main St
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 560-7837
DINE, Durham's Innovative Nutrition Education program, is a school and community-based nutrition education program that serves the people of Durham, NC through all stages of life.
We provide nutrition education and services throughout the Durham community via the following programs.
The Health Education and Community Transformation Division provides a variety of learning opportunities that encourage voluntary adoption of behaviors and supports policies and changes to the environment that promote health and prevent disease and disability.
Health education services are provided through the following program areas:
| Elementary School
|Middle School Program||Early Childhood Program|
|Serves the elementary school community through interactive nutrition classes, cooking-based nutrition lessons, school wellness programs, and afterschool programming. Contact Barbara Rumer for more information.||Provides interactive cooking-based nutrition education in middle schools, during the school day and afterschool. Contact Kamaria Mason for more information||Works with childcare directors and staff to improve the nutrition and physical activity environments of eligible childcare facilities. Contact Meghan Brown for more information.|
|Community Education Program||Healthy Environment Program||Healthy School Environment Program|
|provides interactive nutrition and culinary workshops at various sites including homeless shelters, food pantries, Durham Housing Authority sites, faith-based organizations, and community centers. Contact Cara Jenkins for more information.||Works with corner stores, grocery stores, farmers’ markets, and food pantries to help increase access to healthy foods throughout Durham. Contact Nassim Youseffi for more information.||Partners with schools to make the healthy choice the east choice for students and the school community by facilitating policy, system, and environmental changes related to nutrition and physical activity. Contact Raina Bunnag for more information.|