PARENT RESOURCES

HEALTHLY LUNCHBOX IDEAS

All children need to bring a healthy, well-balanced lunch to school each day. A nutritious lunch includes protein, fruit, vegetable, grain and dairy. Leftovers from dinner are a great option. Please leave candy and cookies as well as sugary drinks at home. Nut products are not permitted.

Proteins

  • Meat and cheese sandwiches
  • Quesadillas
  • Pita sandwiches with meat and/or cheese
  • Cheese and crackers
  • Bagel with cream cheese
  • Soup
  • Pasta or mac and cheese
  • Shredded cheese
  • Scrambled eggs with bacon or sausage
  • Yogurt
  • Cheese/tortilla roll-ups
  • Black beans

Fruits/Vegetables

  • Carrots and celery with ranch
  • Cooked veggies in a thermos
  • Fresh fruits
  • Cucumbers and tomatoes
  • Salad

Grains

  • Whole wheat crackers
  • Tortillas
  • Whole grain waffles
  • Bagels
  • Pizza crust
  • Whole grain cereal
  • Nutrigrain bars
  • Pasta salad
  • Dinner rolls
  • Low-sugar muffins

Dairy

  • Slicked or string cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Cream cheese
  • Cottage cheese

HEALTH & WELL-BEING

Child Find

888-777-4041

Child Find provides screening services to help identify developmental delays in young children. Their team of professionals will assist families with referrals and finding providers for an array of needs.

The Family Garden

600 S. Airport Rd, Longmont

303-678-1144

info@family-garden.org

The Family Garden assists families by providing parent classes, support groups and intervention services.

Dental Aid

1715 Princess Drive, Longmont

303-682-2619

Dental Aid provides low-cost dental care for low-income families throughout Longmont and Boulder. Emergency services as well as preventative care services are provided.

Our Center

220 Collyer Street, Longmont

303-772-5529

Our Center assists families with basic needs such as finding shelter, childcare, meal services and clothing.