Our Staff

Ofelia Delgado

Community Worker, SNAP-Ed

University of Illinois Extension
100 South US Highway 45
Grayslake, IL 60030
Phone: 847-223-8627
FAX: 847-223-9288

Ofelia Delgado has been a Community Worker with Illinois Nutrition Education Programs (INEP) in Lake County, since November of 2009.  She is certified in Food Service Sanitation since 2003. Ofelia partners with a diverse group of community organizations in the county to help (restricted income) local residents, gain knowledge of basic nutrition, physical activity and food budgeting education by leading active cooking demonstrations and leading basic physical activity demonstrations for youth and adult audiences.

INEP is a part of University of Illinios Extension and provides nutrition education to households in Lake County Illinois.

We focus on reaching participants in their communities. Our evidence based, learned-centered education and skill building help us create a welcoming environment in our nutrition and cooking classes. With our interactive displays, and online resources, we continue to provide knowledge and teach the skills necessary in order to help families help make healthier meals, spend food budgets effectively, and make healthy living a natural part of their day.

Program Offerings


Eating Smart Being Active

My Plate for My Family

Eat Smart Live Strong



It's Fun to be Healthy-Nutrition and Gardening

Color me Healthy

Organwise Guys

Food of the Month

Great Garden Detective

Kids in the Kitchen

Catch Kids Club


Illinois Jr. Chef