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A Place Called Home Provides Free Mobile Clinics, Workshops and Immigration Consultations to Low-income Families in LA

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, April 21, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- On Saturday April 22, 2017, A Place Called Home will host its fifth annual Health and Garden Expo from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event is free of charge and open to the public. There will be hands-on learning opportunities centered around the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

Exhibitors will be educating participants about CalFresh and Medi-Cal, urban gardening, dental hygiene, immigration policies, visa applications and more. In addition, the farmer’s market will boast delicious and healthy food options for all. Participants are able to experience stimulating presentations from leading health practitioners, fitness gurus, nutritionists, lawyers and others.

The Health & Garden Expo will also consist of various health and wellness resources including medical and vision screenings, mobile clinics, fitness classes, CPR workshops, immigration consultations and garden demonstrations, all free of cost. Children at the event can enjoy the “Kid’s Fun Zone” which includes jumpers, human foosball and more.

Clinics and exhibitors include: UCLA Vision Mobile Clinic, Compton Central Health Clinic, Department of Public Social Services, Anthem Blue Cross, Esperanza Community Housing, Cambodia USA, Children’s Collective Inc, Smiles Change Lives, Guero’s Tae Kwan Do, South Central Prevention Coalition, The Cambodian Association of America, Case de Salud Medical Clinic, Council District 9 office, Northgate Market, Bike Blender, Kids Dental Kare, Hollywood Orchard, Root Down LA, Grocery Ships, Mothers Nutrition Center, LA Sanitation, Whole Foods Market, Local Root Farms, and others.

For more information, please call the Health and Garden Expo hotline at 323-283-4816, or email healthgardenexpo@apch.org.


About A Place Called Home

A Place Called Home (APCH) provides a safe, nurturing environment with proven programs in arts, education, and wellness for the young people in South Central Los Angeles to help them improve their economic conditions and develop healthy, fulfilling and purposeful lives. For the past 24 years, APCH has served more than 19,000 at-risk youth (ages 8-21) in their educational, personal and artistic endeavors. Located in South Central Los Angeles, the organization secures an empowering learning environment through community outreach and activities, in hopes that children will gain core values of respect, empathy, accountability, courage and hope. This is accomplished through programs in education, arts and wellbeing, inspiring them to make a meaningful difference in their communities and the world.

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Maria Sosyan
A Place Called Home
(323) 238-2417
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