Nutrition, Health and Wellness Programs

We believe in the power of Community Action:  Helping People. Changing Lives.  At our core, we work to help families and communities understand how healthy eating and active living is within their reach and also empower them to utilize their voice to create change. Our team implements nutrition education, physical activity promotion, policy, systems, and environmental change, advocacy, community building and sustainability efforts, and training, with the ultimate goal of creating a healthier Orange County.  Learn more about our programs!

 

Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (NEOP) Champions for Change

The Orange County Health Care Agency subcontracts CAPOC to provide four NEOP programs and an evaluation component.  All services are provided free of charge to qualifying organizations in low-income communities across Orange County. Below you will find detailed information on each of the services.

  • NEOP – Events Services:  Provides nutrition education at community events, school events, health fairs, and other qualifying locations.  Click here to Learn more...

  • NEOP – Peer Educators Program:  Trains community leaders to provide nutrition education classes and encourage healthy changes in their communities.
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  • NEOP – Rethink Your Drink Campaign:  Provides nutrition education on healthy beverages and encourages the consumption of water at community events, school events, health fairs, and other qualifying locations.
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  • NEOP – Faith-Based Services:  Provides support to local faith-based organizations to encourage the faith community to implement new ways to make healthy changes.  Click here to Learn more...

 

Community Building Initiative: The St. Joseph Health System Foundation provides funding for CAPOC to lead this program, encouraging the improvement and well-being of communities surrounding two elementary schools in Buena Park.
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Community Gardens:  Through an initial grant from Kaiser Permanente and the help of many other organizations, two community gardens in Stanton are growing and engaging community members to grow their own food.
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Healthy Communities Initiative:  St. Jude Hospital provides funding for CAPOC to deliver nutrition education and promote healthy lifestyles as part of the Move More, Eat Healthy Campaign in North Orange County. Click here to Learn more...

Healthy Cities Program:  Hoag Hospital provides funding for CAPOC to implement nutrition education and promote physical activity in Garden Grove and Westminster.
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Resources

For more information, please contact:

Gaby Gregg, MPH, CHES
Program Manager
Nutrition, Health, and Wellness
(714) 899-3684, Ext. 5309
ggregg@capoc.org