Public Health of Seattle & King County in Washington (PHSKC) applied for and received funding from USDA’s SNAP-Ed program in 2015. The goal of the program was to encourage family home childcare providers to create a setting for children to eat healthier and be active to assure healthy development. Nine family home childcare providers, serving low-income families in King County, were recruited and enrolled in the year-long program. All providers were successful in implementing at least one best practice, policy or environmental change to improve healthy eating, physical activity or limit screen time for the children enrolled in their childcare.
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