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About Whittier Wellness Community

Whittier Wellness Community (WWC) 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.

What We Offer

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Contact Us

7643 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602
WhittierWC@ph.lacounty.gov
(562) 775-6104

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Hours
Monday-Wednesday: 8am-4pm
Thursday: 10am-7pm
Friday: 8am-4pm
Hands Only CPR
In Person! Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is offering free trainings on Hands-Only CPR for community members. Hands-Only CPR is a life-saving skill that increases the survival rate of a person in a cardiac arrest emergency.

The training is given by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health staff at your facility and can be given in English and Spanish.

To host a training, please complete the
SPA 7 Community Request Form
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Virtual and In-Person Programs
CORE Substance Abuse Workshop
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Virtual weekly workshops offered in English and Spanish on various substance abuse education and prevention topics

Every Wednesday starting January 3
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join by using the link: https://tinyurl.com/4sjnx78u

Click on WWC Core Flyer for more information and schedule of workshops.

 

Maternal and Family Workshop
Flyer for Maternal and Family Workshop Let's Talk about maternal & family mental health!

Thursday, February 29
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Liberty Community  Plaza
14181 Telegraph Road
Whittier, CA 90604

Free lunch for the first 50 participants!
Giveaways and prizes. For more information, click on WWC Maternal and Mental Health Flyer or call (562) 775-6104.

Additional Info.
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WWC Mental Health Resources

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Request a Speaker

Click Request a Presentation to have a LA County DPH staff member present on any of the following 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,
please complete our
SPA 7 Community
Request Form
CORE Center Substance Use Services
CORE Prevention First, Treatment Works, and Recovery is Possible!

Connecting to Opportunities for Recovery and Engagement (CORE) Center offers a welcoming environment where visitors can ask questions about Substance Use Disorders (also known as addictions) and get connected to prevention and treatment services, including risk reduction, prevention, and treatment.

Substance Abuse Counselors are available on-site to provide screening, referrals for prevention and treatment resources, and informative presentations.

To learn more about CORE, click on their
website
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Screening CORE Center Staff provide peer-to-peer support for families of loved ones using alcohol and drugs. Substance Abuse Counselors (SACs) can provide screenings and referrals to treatment, including no-cost treatment services for Medi-Cal and My Health LA clients as well as referrals to other resources in the community.
SACS Alma Romero
ARomero@ph.lacounty.gov
562-464-0052
East Region (SPA 7)
The Whittier Wellness Community is hosted by the Department of Public Health. Service Planning Area 7, or SPA 7, and serves the communities of Artesia, Bell, Bellflower, Bell Gardens, Cerritos, City of Commerce, City Terrace, Cudahy, Downey, East Los Angeles, Hawaiian Gardens, Huntington Park, La Habra Heights, Lakewood, La Mirada, Los Nietos, Maywood, Montebello, Norwalk, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, Signal Hill, South Gate, Vernon, Walnut Park, Whittier, and others. Visit our SPA 7 website for more information on additional services we offer through our health center. 
   
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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