Weekly Assistance with Nutrition and Health Care Access Available at Virginia Avenue Park Starting July 11, 2023

July 7, 2023 12:31 PM

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – The City of Santa Monica is partnering with Providence St. John to provide the public with complimentary help with nutrition and health care access at Virginia Avenue Park every Tuesday beginning July 11, 2023. As part of Providence St. John’s Community Health Program, trained community health workers will be available to meet in person with community members at the Park Center Building at Virginia Avenue Park on the first Tuesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., and the second, third, and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The trained Providence St. John’s staff will assist with enrollment in CalFresh, the State of California’s food subsidy program created to improve nutrition through access to healthy foods. Staff will also help community members navigate enrollment and questions for MediCal and Medicare.

If you have questions about whether you qualify for benefits or need help completing enrollment forms, you can make an appointment by calling (310) 458-8688. Drop-ins are also welcome.

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