Our Patient Care Support Services Department is comprised of registered dietitians, health educators and nutritionists. We provide a variety of educational and health promotion services.
Programs are located at Family Health Centers of San Diego
sites across the region in order to better serve you!
No referral is needed to access Patient Care Support Services.
Call today: (619) 515-2526
Services Offered At:
- Beach Area Women’s Health Center
- National City Family Health Center
- El Cajon Family Health Center
- Oak Park Family Health Center
- Sherman Heights Family Health Center
- Rice Family Health Center
- Logan Heights Family Health Center
- Lemon Grove Family Health Center
- Ibarra Family Health Center
- Hillcrest Family Health Center
- Grossmont Spring Valley Family Health Center
- Elm Street Family Health Center
- Downtown Family Health Center at Connections
- Diamond Neighborhoods Family Health Center
- FamilyHealth on Commercial
- FamilyHealth at City College
- City Heights Family Health Center
- Chula Vista Family Health Center
- Chase Avenue Family Health Center
- Beach Area Family Health Center
Learn More About:
Diabetes Self-Management Education+
Increase your knowledge and acquire skills to manage diabetes and related conditions! Learn about the disease process, reducing risks and related acute complications, blood glucose monitoring, healthy eating strategies, a safe physical activity routine, methods to increase adherence to medication and techniques to manage the negative physical and emotional impact of diabetes. Click here for more information.
Through individual counseling sessions, you can increase your knowledge and acquire skills to manage chronic diseases and other health-related conditions. These sessions cover the disease process, reducing risks and related acute complications, healthy eating strategies, setting a physical activity routine, increasing medication adherence and healthy coping techniques. You may benefit from our program if you live with one of the following health conditions:
- Underweight or Overweight/Obesity
- Eating Disorders
- Kidney Disease
- Gastrointestinal problems or other chronic conditions
Healthy Habits, Healthy Kids+
This weight management program helps kids 2 to 18 years old and their families increase their knowledge and acquire skills to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Families will learn about food groups, how to read labels, meal planning, healthy school lunches and snacks, setting a physical activity plan and more! Click here for more information.
Let’s Prevent Diabetes Program+
Through this CDC-recognized lifestyle change program, participants will learn, laugh, share stories, try new things and build new habits – all while lowering the risk to develop Type 2 diabetes and improving overall health. A specialized Lifestyle Coach will facilitate discussions and help make the program fun and engaging. During these group classes, participants will learn to eat healthy without giving up the food they love, ways to increase physical activity, deal with stress and cope with challenges that can derail your hard work. Click here for more information.
Tobacco Cessation Program+
Break the habit and live healthier! We offer group classes that support your decision to quit smoking. Five sessions, lasting 50 minutes each, include topics on behaviors and activities that can help break the smoking habit. For additional resources and support, consider contacting California Smokers’ Helpline, which can assist you in developing a quitting plan that’s right for you by working one-on-one with a trained telephone counselor. Text messaging and online help also available! Services are available in multiple languages. Visit www.nobutts.org or call 1-800-NO-BUTTS to get started or learn more.
Toddler Nutrition Education (12 to 36 months)+
The first few years of life are very important for a child’s overall health and development. During these years a child will experience physical, social, emotional and educational growth, which requires proper nutrition, adequate rest and physical activity. These sessions will provide information on nutrition, safety, care and resources for parents during these critical years.