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HWWC
About the Hollywood-Wilshire Wellness Community

The Hollywood-Wilshire Wellness Community offers a place for community members to gather, find resources, or participate in wellness activities. At the Wellness Community, there are a variety of activities such as physical activity classes, nutrition and health resources, and other support resources. All activities are FREE and open to the community.

Wellness Communities offer three main areas of service:
Mental Health

Mental Health
The Healing & Trauma Prevention Center in the Wellness Communities offer healing and trauma prevention activities and resources for individuals and groups. Activities include support groups, healing art workshops, classes and resources designed for the local communities. Staff and a mental health expert at the Healing and Trauma Prevention Centers are able to connect visitors to services and resources.

Core

Substance Abuse
Connecting to Opportunities for Recovery and Engagement (CORE) Centers offer 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. Staff and substance abuse counselors are available to connect visitors with resources and services.


Health

Health and Wellness
In addition to clinic services (such as immunizations, tuberculosis screening and treatment, and sexually transmitted infections testing and treatment) for those without health insurance or a regular health provider, the Wellness Community offers health and wellness programs with the goal of connecting residents and improving health outcomes.

Contact Information and Hours of Operation
Contact Us
5205 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
2nd Floor - Room 210
(323) 769-7820
HollywoodWilshireWC@ph.lacounty.gov

Hours Due to COVID-19 activities, all in-person events/hours are canceled.
Monday - Thursday 9:00AM - 8:00PM
Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Sunday CLOSED

Calendar of Upcoming Events
HWWC calendar Hollywood-Wilshire Wellness Community Calendar
Due to COVID-19 activities, in-person events are canceled and all offerings will be conducted virtually.
Calendar in English
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Fun Fridays Storytime & Sing Along
First Friday of the month at 3:00pm - Parents & Children Ages 3-5
Flyer in English/Spanish
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Emotional Wellness
Every Friday at 10am (English) or 1pm (Spanish)
Flyer in English/Spanish
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Free Produce Pick-Up
Visit the Hollywood-Wilshire Health Center for free fruits & vegetables.
Every 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month.
Register on Eventbrite or call our office at (213) 288-8715.

  Hollywood-Wilshire Wellness Community Flyer
English

Public Health Services for the Metropolitan Los Angeles Region

The Hollywood-Wilshire Wellness Community is a service of the Department of Public Health. Service Planning Area 4, or SPA 4, serves the communities of Boyle Heights, Central City, Downtown LA, Echo Park, El Sereno, Hollywood, Mid-City Wilshire, Monterey Hills, Mount Washington, Silverlake, West Hollywood, Westlake, and others.

See the SPA 4 webpage for more information.

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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