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.

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750 S. Park Ave. Pomona, CA 91766

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

Phone Hours
TUE thru THU: 6PM – 8P
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

Tuesdays, (virtual)

The workshop on Tuesday, October 26 will be in Spanish.
El taller del martes 26 de octubre será en español.

To join, please register

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. October 12 & 26, 12-1PM, 625 S Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766

¡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. 12 & 26 de Octubre 12-1PM, 625 S Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766

COVID-19 Vaccination: A Community Chat (virtual)

October 12, 10-11AM & October 27, 3-4PM  Join

Vacuna del COVID-19: Una Charla Comunitaria
13 y 20 de Octubre, 4-5PM Join

COVID-19 疫苗接种:社区群组聊天
以视像形式参加: 10月13日 上午10点至11点
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.



  • October 08, 2021 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • October 14, 2021 1:30 PM-2:30 PM

  • October 19, 2021 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

  • October 29, 2021 2:00 PM- 3:00 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. Each session is 1 hour long.

Your Teen and Substance Use:
  • Tuesday October 05, 2021 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Your Teen and Vaping:

  • Friday October 15, 2021 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Understanding Substance Use and Mental Health:

  • Thursday October 21, 2021 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Understanding the Risk of Cannabis:

  • Saturday October 23, 2021 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Harm Reduction & Syringe Exchange:

  • Tuesday October 26, 2021 1:00 PM-2:00 PM


To join, please register
Anger Management (virtual)

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


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

Parents of Sexually Abused Children (virtual)

Join a safe, supportive environment to address your own trauma while learning new ways to best help your child heal.

ESPAÑOL: Viernes, 3-4 PM (virtual)
ENGLISH: Fridays, 4-5 PM (virtual)

To join, please contact:
Para registrarse, comuníquese con:
Heather Cowan

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

(909) 802-2664 (office)
(626) 379-3701 (cell)

Sonia Rodriguez, Substance Abuse Counselor
(909) 802-2609 (office)
(213) 472-5616 (cell)

Walk-in On-Site

MON-FRI: 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Over the Phone

MON-FRI: 11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
SAT: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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

(909) 762-5882

Walk-in On-Site
TUE: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Over the Phone
MON, WED, FRI: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
THU: 11:30 AM - 8:00 PM

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.



FRESH Produce Giveaway

October 27, 1-3 PM


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 October 28 Meeting



Pomona Wellness Community Brochure in Multiple Languages

Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional

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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