Nutrition Program, City Heights Wellness Center, Scripps Health

City Heights Wellness Center

General Information
Description of ServiceOffers health promotion and disease prevention services with a focus on nutrition programs. Provides a teaching kitchen which is used for cooking demonstrations, food preparation, nutrition planning, and food safety education. Offers tips for shopping economically for nutrition foods. Offers classes for Somali teen girls and Somali adults that focus on cultural cooking practices emphasizing nutrition and physical activity. Offers a class for adults ages 50 years and older that teaches strategies for healthier cooking, meal planning, and budgeting for food. Also offers a support group for new mothers that focuses on breastfeeding and nutrition issues. Offers nutrition classes in Spanish.
Geographical AreaZip Codes: 92101, 92102, 92103, 92104, 92105, 92113, 92115, 92116
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible
Intake ProcedureCall for class hours and day of operation and for information.
Client Information
Target PopulationAll
Intended ParticipantsFamilies, New Parents, older Adults, Somali Community, Diabetes, Obesity
Age GroupAll Ages
Languages SpokenSomali; Spanish; Vietnamese
OtherOr California Identification Card or Military ID
Driver's LicenseRequired
EligibilitySome programs are targeted to specific ages or cultural groups.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo fees charged for most programs.
Hours of Operation 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Class schedules vary and include early morning, evening, and weekend hours.
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Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 4440 Wightman Street, Suite 200
Physical Site City, State, Zip San Diego, CA 92105
Main Phone (619) 321-2920
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Scripps Health
Affiliated Program: City Heights Wellness Center
This Service: Nutrition Program, City Heights Wellness Center, Scripps Health
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Cooking Classes (PL-7400.1550)
General Health Education Programs (LH-2700.2500)
Health/Disability Related Support Groups (PN-8100.3000)
Nutrition Education (LH-2700.6000)
Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion (LH-2700.6450)