About

The HeartSmart Kids™ Program

The HeartSmart Kids™ (HSK) program was launched in BC in 1995/96 and since then has trained over 11,000 educators to deliver health education to children and youth in grades K to 6. The program is now available outside of BC and across Canada in Indigenous communities. This free program is designed to help educators teach children and families how to lead healthy lifestyles by providing free print resources for every student. HSK is directed to health educators including school teachers, nurses, dietitians after-school program facilitators, etc. Become an HSK educator today and register now!

The Heart and Stroke Foundation

For over 60 years, Heart & Stroke has been dedicated to fighting heart  disease and stroke. Heart disease and stroke are 2 of the 3 leading causes of death in Canada = and 70,000 people die every year from these cardiovascular diseases. The good news is that cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke) is 80% preventable.

Our work has saved thousands of lives and improved the lives of millions of others. HeartSmart Kids™ is one way we help give children, youth and their families the best start for a healthier life.

How we fight heart disease & stroke

There’s so much more to do. To keep up the pressure, we focus our efforts where they’ll have the most impact. Learn more about what we do at our Heart & Stroke website: www.heartandstroke.ca/what-we-do