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
909-802-2650

PomonaWC@ph.lacounty.gov

In-Person Hours
TUE:
9AM 6:30PM
WED: 9AM 6:30PM
THU: 9AM 6:30PM
FRI: 9AM – 5PM

Programs:

Nutrition
Nutritionclass Monthly Nutrition Classes
Learn about how to eat well and be active on a budget.  A different topic each month.  Enjoy free samples and food prep/cooking demos. 

Every 2nd Wednesday of the month (11AM-12PM)


To join, please
register
Yoga and Meditation
Yoga R&B Yoga and Meditation
Join us for a unique and rejuvenating experience that combines R&B sounds with a series of yoga poses. This class is designed to help participants find harmony between their mind, body and soul.   No experience necessary.  Open to all ages!

Every Wednesday
June thru July 31 (4:30-5:30PM)

To join, please
register
Dance and Fitness
Zumba *NEW*
Zumba Fitness & Nutrition

Join us for FREE Zumba and nutrition classes! Get fit and learn how to make healthy beverage choices. Taste test a refreshing new drink at each class! Classes are beginner friendly and open to all ages and abilities. All ages welcome. 

Tuesdays (5:30-6:30PM)
June 18
July 2, 16 and 30

To join, please
register
W African Dance *NEW*
West African Dance

Fun and exhilarating classes that will move your entire body.  With dances that range from the Mandinka Kingdom to the Songhai Empires of Africa, you will enjoy the beautiful history and culture, while experiencing an amazing workout!  Open to all ages!

Thursdays (5:30-6:30PM)
June 20 thru July 25*
*no class on July 4

To join, please
register
Programs for Parents
Parent Cafe Parent Cafe
Help Me Grow LA will host a parent café to provide a safe space for parents/caregivers raising children with developmental delays and special health needs to participate in reflective conversations.

Come enjoy free coffee and meet other parents!

Wed, June 20 (9-11AM)

To join, please
register

Help Me Grow Help Me Grow
Help Me Grow LA works with families to find and connect to services that can support their child's development (0-5 years).  Representatives can help with referrals to developmental screenings and check-ups.

For more information, call 833.903.3972 or visit
HelpMeGrowLA.org
Hora de Cafecito

Come and enjoy a FREE cup of coffee with us!
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 2nd Tuesday (1-3PM) at Pomona Public Library

625 S Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766

Cada segundo martes del mes (1-3PM) en la Biblioteca Pública de Pomona

 

Every 4th Tuesday (1-3PM) at the Pomona Wellness Community

Cada cuarto dia martes del mes (1-3PM) en la Pomona Wellness Community

 

See flyer for details

Vea el folleto para más detalles

Preventing Opioid Overdose

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.

 

ENGLISH

 


What You Need to Know About Substance Use Disorders
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.

ENGLISH

Teens and Substance Use

  • Fri, June 7 (9-10AM) (Virtual)


To join, click on the class name


Creative Wellbeing 
Pottery

*NEW* 

Food Art Classes (All Ages and Family Friendly)

 

In this 4-week workshop, the worlds of art and food collide for a creative culinary venture!  What is food art? Think fruit and vegetable turkeys for Thanksgiving, fruit trays in the shape of a rainbow or balloons made of grapes. It’s fun, creative, and delicious!

 

Every Tuesday in June (4-5:30PM)

 

To join, please register

 

Drum Circle *NEW*
Community Drum Circle

Drum circles use rhythm to promote healing and self-expression. In this class, you will learn how to use West African djembe drums and other percussion instruments. Enjoy community while creating beautiful music!   Open to all ages!

Fridays (4:30-5:30PM)
June 21 thru July 26

To join, please
register
Youth Programs
Creative Kids

*NEW* 

Creative Kids (Ages 6+ years old)

Join us for fun and creative activities every week!

  • Tie Dye Shirts

  • Paint & Snack

  • Succulent Pots

  • Puzzle Wars

  • Slime Party

  • Bracelet Making

 

Every Thursday in June (3-4PM)

 

To join, please register

 

Public Health Youth Leaders

*NEW* 

Public Health Youth Leaders (Ages 16-19 years old)

Free virtual 6-week program for youth who want to make a difference.  Learn how public health saves lives and how you can make a difference in your community. 

 

Thursdays (10AM-12PM) (virtual)

June 13 thru July 25

 

Capacity is limited, sign up early!  Deadline to apply is June 8, 2024 at 5pm.

 

To join, please register

 

Anger Management (located at Tri-City)

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

ENGLISH: Thursdays (11AM-12PM) *in-person or virtual*

Please call or email to register:

888-593-4448

wellness@tricitymhs.org

 

Fatherhood Support Group (virtual)
fatherhood

Expecting Fathers Group for Black Dads
Become empowered to advocate for yourself and your partner.  Learn what to expect in each stage of pregnancy.  Join a community of support and get access to the tools you need for a more healthy and joyous birth for your baby and pregnant partner.

Please email:  DPH-AAIMMFatherhood@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

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

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
JUNETEENTH EVENT!
Pomona Wellness Community Grand Re-Opening

Join us and celebrate freedom, hope, & unity with community. Enjoy free refreshments, participate in a West African dance class and affirmation Drum Circle, and more! Special performance by African Soul International.
 

Fri, June 14 (3-5:30PM)
Register here


Download Flyer
 

FRESH Produce Giveaway

Join us every 2nd Wed of the month for a FREE fresh produce giveaway event!  Come for a variety of produce and nutrition education and information.

 

WALK-UP ONLY.  Event entrance on Park Ave. 

 

Next Date:

June 12 (12-2PM)

 

*Download map and directions*

 

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

 

 
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

 

 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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