Welcome To The North Carolina SNAP-Ed & WIC Health Channels
If your division has subscribed to a channel you can log-in to enjoy hundreds of videos that are all things SNAP & WIC. The Channels are focused solely on providing an online educational video service in support of the USDA's food and nutrition programs. The content is enlightening, engaging and engrossing, delivered on your desktop or mobile devices for waiting rooms, sharing and projecting.
The North Carolina SNAP-Ed Heath Channel
The SNAP-Ed Channel is robust and carefully focused to align with SNAP education objectives. The Channel provides hundreds of short videos on nutrition for children and adults, a physically active lifestyle, disease prevention and helpful shopping tips. Comprehensive support materials are included- handouts, games and whole family activities.
Create custom videos that can be played looped in waiting rooms or other education settings. The Channel can also be accessed directly by SNAP participants in their homes and on their smart phones.
The North Carolina WIC Health Channel
The WIC Health Channel provides nutrition and health streaming videos and support materials for pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and young children.
The Channel is robust and carefully focused to align with WIC education objectives. Video topics cover prenatal care, labor and delivery, postpartum care, breastfeeding and nutrition information. Comprehensive support materials are included - handouts, games and family activities.
Create custom videos that can be played looped in waiting rooms or other nutrition education settings. The Channel can also be accessed directly by WIC participants in their homes and on their smart phones.
The Healthy Cooking Channel
The Healthy Cooking Channel can be added to a North Carolina SNAP-Ed or North Carolina WIC Health Channel subscription. Content includes 100's of short 3-5 minute healthy, video recipes.
About North Carolina Health Channels & Film Ideas, Inc.
The North Carolina SNAP-Ed & WIC Health Channels are 24/7 online nutrition education streaming services provided by Film Ideas, Inc., located in Wheeling, IL. These resources are focused solely on providing the educational needs for the USDA's food and nutrition programs. The content is vetted, enlightening, engaging and engrossing, delivered on your desktop or mobile device for sharing and projecting. Now you can create custom, looped waiting room videos from the 100’s of short, 2-5 minute video clips aligned to SNAP and WIC nutrition education topics.
How To Use
With hundreds of visual learning segments, supplemental text materials and many customization options, the SNAP-Ed and WIC Health Channels offer agencies the freedom to transform the means for meeting participants’ nutrition education needs. With on-line access, the Channels are available any time and place. For the first time you can now reach all adults and their children with high quality informational content in clinics, clinic waiting rooms, at homes, or while on the move.
- Access & Availability: Allows 24/7 internet access to the learning content.
- Supported Devices: Televisions, computers, tablets and smart phones.
- Parents/Children: Content supports learning and healthy living objectives.
- Aligned: Content is aligned to WIC and SNAP-Ed objectives.
- English/Spanish: Hundreds of English and Spanish (where available) learning segments.
- Subscriptions: The channel is available for state, county or local levels as may be requested.
- Support: A subscription includes technical support and user assistance during business hours.
- Customizable: Agencies have the option to customize the interface for a one-of-a-kind service.
- Playlists: Sequences of video segments may be grouped, saved and available into the future.
- Playback: Video playback options include play all, play looped, play by topic or play by audience.
- Hosting: Content available on the Channels is hosted directly by Film Ideas, Inc.
- Security: Users link directly from a WIC or SNAP website to a secure streaming server.
Film Ideas & the SNAP-Ed and WIC Health Channels Background
Incorporated in 1979, Film Ideas, Inc. has become a leader for providing educational video content available to schools, colleges, universities, government agencies, public libraries and instructional television stations throughout North America. During our 40+ year history of producing and distributing visual support materials for educational purposes we have strived for excellence that has served the market and company well.
The SNAP-Ed and WIC Health Channels, introduced in 2015, are the most recent nutrition education offerings from Film Ideas. With a long history of providing WIC and SNAP agencies with DVD programs for use in clinic settings, Film Ideas has expanded and enriched these efforts by providing this content online for use by WIC and SNAP.
The SNAP-Ed and WIC Health Channels are the most focused digital content and comprehensive streaming service in support of WIC and SNAP participants. The Channels support the United States Department of Agriculture’s, USDA's, special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) as well as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Contact & Support
For inquiries, feedback or support please contact us weekdays between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Central Time:
Film Ideas, Inc.
308 North Wolf Rd.
Wheeling, IL 60090
p. (800) 475-3456
p. (847) 419-0255
f. (847) 419-8933