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Nutrition Program, City Heights Wellness Center, Scripps Health

Scripps Health

General Information

Description of Service

Offers 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.



Geographic Area(s) Served

Zip Codes: 92101, 92102, 92103, 92104, 92105, 92113, 92115, 92116

Facility/ADA Access

Wheelchair accessible

Intake Procedure

Call for class hours and day of operation and for information.

Contact Information

Client Information

Target Population


Intended Participants

Families, New Parents, older Adults, Somali Community, Diabetes, Obesity

Age Group

All Ages



Languages Spoken

Somali; Spanish; Vietnamese

Driver's License



Or California Identification Card or Military ID


Some programs are targeted to specific ages or cultural groups.

Fees or Charges

Types of Fees

No 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.

Categories of Service