General Information

Scholarships

Should the cost of any program listed above prove to be a hardship, please inquire about the availability of scholarships. Please direct inquiries to the Center for Community Health Education at 532-5969 or jvose@houltonregional.org.

Weather Cancellations

If classes need to be canceled due poor weather conditions, the decision will be made by 3:00 p.m., for evening classes, and will be broadcast over WHOU 100.1. Please call us at 532-5969 if you question if a class will be held.

Special Needs

If you need special assistance (wheelchair assistance, interpreter, assisted listening device, etc.) please contact us in advance, so we can make the appropriate accommodations.

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Events Calendar

The Center For Community Health Education

August  2017

Celiac Support Group  (New Group) 

For Support and awareness of celiac and gluten intolerance. Celiac Support for healthy living, discussing a variety of topics.   You are welcome to bring family and friends with you. 

  • Date:         Meets First Thursday of the month  (August 3rd, Sept. 7th , Oct. 5th, Nov. 2nd, and Dec. 7th)
  • Time:            6 pm to 7 pm
  • Place:              Center for Community Health Education
  • Cost:                Free of Charge
  • Contact:        Janet Vose @ 532-5969 or Jamie Albert at 447-9057

 Stroke Support 

Have you or a loved one been affected by a stroke. Please join us on every other Friday to share your experiences from those who have had a stroke and what helps.

  • Date: Last Friday of the month, Aug 25 2017
  • Time: 6pm to 7pm
  • Place: Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact: Janet Vose at 532-5969

Narcotics Anonymous Support Group (NA)

NA wants to carry the message of recovery. Please join us to share & hear the experiences of other addicts who are learning to live a better way of life without the use of drugs.

  • Date: Every Friday of the month, August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017
  • Time: 7pm  to 8 pm
  • Place: Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact: Brenda at 521-9088 or Melissa at 538-1371

 

Compassionate Friends Support Group 

Compassionate Friends is a support group that provides grief support offering friendship and understanding to those who have lost a child.

  • Date: Second Wednesday – monthly – August 9, 2017
  • Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Place: Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact: Mary Howland at 532-4863 or Michele Fitzpatrick at 521-7455

Diabetes Support Group

Individuals with diabetes, and family members, join together to learn, share and network about living with diabetes. No Cost to attend!

  • Date:   No meeting in August
  • Time: 6pm to 7:30pm at the Center for Community Health Education
  • Speaker:  Dr. Morin – Diabetes and Neuropathy
  • Contact: Julie Codrey, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator at 521-2516

PFLAG  Parents, Friends, and Family of Lesbians and Gays

General public who have an interest in the subject, friends and families of gay, transgender, bisexuals.

  • Date:     First Wednesday of the month, August 2, 2017
  • Time:              6:30pm to 8pm
  • Place:              Center for Community Health Education
  • Contact:         Mellissa at 532-0670

Childbirth Class – Lamaze

Our Saturday class will provide you and your family with necessary information and skills about pregnancy, childbirth, labor support, newborn care, breastfeeding, and more!

  • Date:       Full Class held on 5 Saturday’s – Next Class is August 12, 2017
  • Time:            9a.m to 4p.m.
  • Place:              Center for Community Health Education
  • Cost:                Free of Charge
  • Contact:        Janet Vose @ 532-5969