Hope Street Family Center

Community Wellness

Hope Street Margolis Family Center is a community health, education and recreation resource of Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center. In attempts to support the whole family, community wellness activities are provided here which include:

  • Recreation and Fitness – Structured wellness classes for parents and youth at the Hope Street Margolis Family Center including yoga, circus arts, dance, and fitness classes.

  • Free Health Screening - Once a month on the third Monday, a nurse is available to conduct free health screenings for adults. Cholesterol screenings, blood pressure analysis, and Body Mass Index (BMI) tests are conducted at no cost to community members. Screening includes access to blood glucose levels associated with diabetes and hemoglobin levels connected to anemia diagnosis. Appointments can be made by contacting the Health Coordinator at (213) 742-6385.
  • Heart H.E.LP. – Heart H.E.L.P. involves five weekly two-hour workshops for adults at risk at suffering from cardiovascular diseases, such as hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, myocardial infarction, stroke, or cogestive heart failure. Participants will learn about reducing risk factors for heart disease, nutrition, exercise, and weight management. 
    • Clases ofrecidas en español e ingles.     
    • For more information or to register, please call Irma Radillo at (213) 742-5838.                  
  • Living a Health Life with Chronic Conditions - Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions involves six weeks of two-hour workshops designed for adults suffering from any chronic condition, such as asthma, COPD, arthritis, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, etc. Participants will learn about improving their quality of life, lifestyle changes, medications, communication skills, and overcoming emotions such as depression, anger, frustration, and tiredness.
    • Clases ofrecidas en español e ingles.     
    • For more information or to register, please call Patricia Duarte at (213) 742-5569.
  • Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (D.E.E.P.) - The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program involves six weeks of two-hour workshops for people who are pre-diabetic, have diabetes, and relatives and caregivers. Participants will gain a better understanding of diatetes self-care. Topics covered during this program include improving and maintaining quality of life, preventing complications and disabilities, increasing physical activity, and improving relationships.
    • Clases ofrecidas en español e ingles.  
    • For more information or to register, please call Patricia Duarte at (213) 742-5569.
  • Healthy Eating Lifestyle Program (H.E.L.P.) - H.E.L.P. is a free program that provides educational workshops for overweigh or obese children ages 5-12 years old to learn about the fundamentals of nutrition, exercise and fitness. Children must be accompanies by an adult. H.E.L.P. classes run for six weeks and each class is two hours long.         
    • Clases ofrecidas en español e ingles.     
    • For more information or to register, please call Patricia Duarte at (213) 742-5569.                                                                                                                                                                      
  • Welcome Baby! Program  – This program provides universal access to home visitation and education services to pregnant and post-partum mothers, regardless of income or at-risk status, delivering at California Hospital Medical Center.

California Hospital Medical Center has one of the most robust Community Benefits Departments of any private community hospital. Hope Street Margolis Family Center is a unique program that is a model for providing community wellness for the whole family from infancy through adulthood.