Healthy At Home

Improving healthy eating and lifestyle choices among unaccompanied minors (2006-2009)

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Need

Newly arrived refugee boys arriving in Australia as unaccompanied minors, struggled to care and cook for themselves putting them on a path to poor health and chronic disease

Solution

NAQ partnered with Yeronga State High School to develop the knowledge and skills of unaccompanied minors to make healthy eating and lifestyle choices

Outcomes

NAQ delivered a series of workshops for unaccompanied minors during homework club. The workshops were interactive, highly visual and included nutrition education, food safety and “hands-on” cooking skills workshops