Get More Help

If you need some additional support while transitioning to a healthy school canteen, there is help at hand!

For more information, ideas, tools and templates to support you in providing a healthier school canteen for the students at your school. click here

P&C- and school-operated canteens

Primary or K-12 schools can seek assistance by calling us on (02) 9876 1300 (or 1300 724 850 from outside Sydney) for assistance or by contacting your local LHD officer. A Health Promotion Officer can visit the school and advise on meeting the Food and Drink Criteria and submitting the canteen menu to the NSW School Canteen Menu Check Service (see below). Use this list to find your Local Health District/Health Promotion Officer (link opens a PDF).

Secondary school canteens can contact the NSW School Canteen Secondary School Support Service for information and advice on our Healthy Kids Support line on (02) 9876 1300 (or 1300 724 850 from outside Sydney) for assistance.

Leasee support

The Office of the Small Business Commissioner has a service that may be able to assist licensed canteens. Business Connect is an NSW Government program to help small businesses grow and adapt to change. Through Business Connect, canteen managers can get high quality and independent advice targeted to suit their circumstances. The first four hours are free! Register online or call 1300 134 359 to book an appointment.

Menu Check Service

The NSW School Canteen Menu Check Service can help check if your canteen menu is supporting the strategy. Your school can apply for a voluntary school canteen menu check. Call (02) 9133 8711 (toll free) or email: menucheck@nswhealthyschoolcanteens.com.au