Improving the long-tscrippscityheightswellnesscenter_4440wightmanst_600x375erm health of children and families is the goal of the City Heights Wellness Center, a partnership between Rady Children’s and Scripps Health. The 4,500-square-foot Center serves to enhance existing community services, including health promotion and disease prevention.

The heart of the Center is the teaching kitchen, which serves as a hub for community gatherings, classes and a fun and informative nutrition program that includes cooking demonstrations, food preparation, nutrition planning, safety education and tips for shopping economically for nutritious foods.

Wellness Center services/programs include:

  • Nutrition education/cooking and meal planning
  • Breastfeeding/nutrition support
  • Monthly infant support group
  • Ask a Nurse Program
  • Positive parenting classes (English & Spanish)
  • Diabetes prevention and disease management services
  • Integrative Health Nights
  • Exercise programs
    Dance programs for children and adults
    Tai Chi program for seniors
  • Eligibility assistance: Eligibility workers are available to counsel people on eligibility and assist people in applying for Medi-Cal, Healthy Families, Cal Fresh and other related healthcare access assistance.

See our calendar of events.

See individual class descriptions.

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