What We Offer



About Pomona Wellness Community

Pomona Wellness Community offers a place for community members to gather, find resources, or participate in wellness activities. Support includes mental health, substance use, and general health and wellness resources. All activities are FREE and open to the community.

Be the first to know about Pomona Wellness Community (PWC) events and programs! Join our email list

 

750 S. Park Ave. Pomona, CA 91766
909-802-2650
PomonaWC@ph.lacounty.gov

In-Person Hours
TUE: 12PM
6PM
WED: 12PM 6PM
THU: 12PM 6PM
FRI: 9AM – 5PM

Phone Hours
TUE: 6PM – 8P
M
WED: 6PM – 8PM
THU: 6PM – 8PM
SAT: 9AM – 5PM

NEW Programs

Nutrition Workshop

Learn how to plan balanced, tasty meals
Get simple strategies for eating healthy
Participate in fun activities and demonstrations

Cómo planear comidas balanceados y sabrosas
Simples estrategias para comer saludable
Actividades y demostraciones divertidas

Our Food Smarts Nutrition workshop meets virtual every Tuesday at 4-5PM.
Nuestro taller de nutrición de Food Smarts está en línea todos los martes de 4 p.m. a 5 p.m.

To join, please register
Para unirse, regístrese

Hora de Cafecito (in-person)

Come and enjoy a cup of coffee with us at Pomona Public Library!
Ask about mental wellbeing, share experiences or concerns you have about the community, and get connected with the resources you need to live a healthy life.

¡Venga y disfrute de una taza de café gratis con nosotros!
Pregunte sobre la salud mental, comparta experiencias o inquietudes que tenga sobre la comunidad y conéctese con los recursos que necesita para vivir una vida saludable.

 

Every other Tuesday (2-3PM) at Pomona Public Library

Cada dos martes (2-3PM) en la Biblioteca Pública de Pomona

625 S Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766

See flyer for details

Vea el folleto para más detalles

Black Maternal Mental Health Support Group

Supersquad Assemble! Launching January 26, 2022

A safe space for new and expecting Black moms

  • Unmask - Be Real, Be You

  • Grow Your Village

  • Release Your Inner Power

 

To join, please register

Contact: sgvaaimm@gmail.com
Learn More: www.blackinfantsandfamilies.org

Preventing Opioid Overdose (virtual)

Naloxone is an emergency medicine that prevents overdose death from prescription opioids and heroin. Get a FREE Naloxone Kit! Each session is 1 hour long.

 

Presentations:

  • January 7, 2022 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
  • January 12, 2022 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
  • January 21, 2022 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
  • January 28, 2022 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

 

To join, please register
What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorders (virtual)
Learn about substance use disorders, how to care for yourself and loved ones, how substances affect your health, and the different types of assistance you and your loved ones can receive.

Aprenda como platicar y comunicar con tu seres queridos o amistades sobre el usoy abuso de alcohol y Drogas.

How to talk to your Loved One:
  • Wednesday, January 5, 2022, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Your Teen and Substance Use:
  • Friday, January 14, 2022 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Being at Risk for Substance Use Disorders:
  • Thursday January 20, 2022 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Como hablar con sus seres queridos:
  • Wednesday January 26, 2022 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

 

To join, please register
Para unirse, regístrese
Anger Management (virtual)

Learn strategies to regain self-control when experiencing anger, new ways to communicate, and resolve conflict. 

COURT APPROVED.

ENGLISH: Thursdays, 6-7:30 PM (virtual)
To join, please register

ESPAÑOL: Jueves, 4:30-6 PM (virtual)
Para unirse, regístrese

Alive & Thrive (virtual)

While adapting to the changes that lie ahead, be sure to take care of yourself and strengthen your ability to cope and care for others. Join each week to practice activities of relaxation and healthy living to increase your confidence and hope. Learn to recognize signs of toxic stress and new ways to make healthy changes to reduce the negative impact of toxic stress.

Fridays, 10-11 AM (virtual)

To join, please register

Realities Exposed

This photovoice project, led by a Public Health Youth Advisor, documents health inequities in and around San Gabriel Valley. We hope that this project sparks conversations that advance health equity. You are welcome to share this photovoice. If you would like to join this project, please contact PomonaWC@ph.lacounty.gov.

 

Support Services
Substance Use Services Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Substance use disorder screenings
  • Referrals for substance use prevention and treatment services
  • Substance abuse presentations

Xochilt Godinez, Substance Abuse Counselor

Sonia Rodriguez, Substance Abuse Counselor
Tri-City Mental Health, a PWC partner, provides mental health support
  • Mental health screening
  • Link to mental health services
  • Referrals to community support agencies
  • Support groups for individuals and families

Heather Cowan, LMFT
Mental Health Clinical Therapist

Service Planning Area 3

The Pomona Wellness Community is a service of the Department of Public Health. Service Planning Area 3, or SPA 3, serves the communities in the San Gabriel Valley. Visit SPA 3 for more information.

UPCOMING EVENTS

FRESH Produce Giveaway

Returning February 2022

 

African American Infant & Maternal Mortality

This Community Action Team is open to all families and community members who wish to elevate the health and wellness of African American/Black moms and babies.

Join the Movement

Register for the next meeting

 
Click above to request a presentation on these topics:

Asthma
Heart Disease
Cholesterol
COVID-19 Vaccine
Diabetes
Emergency Preparedness
Fall Prevention
Flu
Hands-only CPR
High Blood Pressure
HIV/AIDS
Measles
Meningitis
Nutrition
Oral Health
Whooping Cough
STDs
Tuberculosis
West Nile Virus
Zika Virus

For any other topics, email us at PomonaWC@ph.lacounty.gov

 

 NEW Social Media Toolkit

Help us share Pomona Wellness Community with your family and friends with our youth-designed Social Media Toolkit

The toolkit includes all our images and a tip sheet.


Pomona Wellness Community Brochure in Multiple Languages

English
Spanish
Arabic
Armenian
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Farsi
Khmer
Korean
Russian
Tagalog
Vietnamese

 
Public Health has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translation. However, no computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace traditional translation methods. If questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.
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