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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.


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7643 S. Painter Ave
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 775-6104
In-Person Hours
Monday-Wednesday: 8am-4pm
Thursday: 10am-7pm
Friday: 8am-4pm

Support Services
CORE Center Help Me Grow LA
Connecting to Opportunities for Recovery and Engagement (CORE) Center offers a welcoming environment where visitors can ask questions about Substance Use Disorders, and get connected to prevention and treatment services.

Substance Abuse Counselors are available on-site to provide:
  • Substance use disorder screenings
  • Referrals for substance use prevention and treatment services
  • Informative presentations

To learn more about CORE, click on their website.

Help Me Grow LA works with families and connects them to services that can support their child's development.

A Family Partner Provider is available on-site to:
  • Connect parents or caregivers of children with developmental delays or special health care needs to community support agencies
  • Facilitate groups to connect and support parents and caregivers
  • Provide support to parents and caregivers in navigating services

To learn more about Help Me Grow, click on their website.

Contact Contact
Alma Romero
(562) 775-6193
Lissette Rivera
(323) 494-3604

In-Person Programs

Substance Abuse Presentation
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Offered in English and Spanish on various substance abuse and prevention topics.

Every Tuesday (12:00PM) and Wednesday (3:00PM)

Whittier Wellness Community
7643 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602

Click on CORE flyer for more information.

Can't join in-person. Join us virtually using the  link: https://tinyurl.com/4sjnx78u
Parent & Me Wellness Workshop
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Join us for free fun arts and crafts while learning about wellness tips and tricks.

Tuesday, June 11 - July 2 (10:00AM-11:00AM)

Whittier Wellness Community
7643 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602

Click on Parent & Me flyer for more information.
Nutrition: Re-Think Your Drink
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Join us for a nutrition class to learn how about healthier beverage options and how to make infused water.

Tuesday, June 11 (11:00AM-12:00PM)

Whittier Wellness Community
7643 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602

Click on Rethink Your Drink flyer for more information.
Language of PRIDE
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Learn about gender, pronouns and sexuality.

Thursday, June 13 (3:00PM)

Whittier Wellness Community
7643 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602

Click on Language of Pride flyer for more information.

Can't join us in-person. Join us virtually using the link;
Health Topic: West Nile Virus Get the Facts
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Learn more about West Nile Virus and how to stay protected.

Wednesday, June 26 (10:00AM-11:00AM)

Norwalk Senior Center
14040 San Antonio Dr.
Norwalk, CA 90650

Click on West Nile Virus Get the Facts flyer for more information.
Ask the Nurse Series
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Join our Nurse as they discuss important health topics.

Friday, June 14 (9:00AM)
Thursday, June 20 (11:00AM)
Friday, June 21 (11:00AM)
Friday, June 28 (9:00AM)

Whittier Wellness Community
7643 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602

Click on Ask the Nurse flyer for more information.

Additional Info.
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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:

Heart Disease
COVID-19 Vaccine
Emergency Preparedness
Fall Prevention
Hands-only CPR
High Blood Pressure
Oral Health
Whooping Cough
West Nile Virus

For any other topics, please complete our
SPA 7 Community
Request Form
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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