The Next Door offers several wellness programs, currently classes are in Spanish.
Breast Cancer Awareness
Entre Amigas (Between Friends) is a culturally specific project that supports Latinas in obtaining a mammogram. Community Health Workers help navigate the medical system and reduce barriers to obtaining women’s health. Latinas are usually diagnosed in later stages of the disease than Caucasian women. This program helps women not only secure appointments but also provides health education and emotional support for women.
LatinXplorers is a Spanish led hiking program designed to get Latinos into the outdoors and enjoying healthy, family friendly activities. Enjoying the Gorge should be something everyone here gets the opportunity to do.
Steps to Wellness
Pasos Hacia Salud (Steps to Wellness) is a 12-week nutritional program that teaches skills needed to learn how to eat well and exercise to address chronic disease. The series covers how to read nutritional labels, healthy cooking, stress management, and the importance of movement. Classes teach skills that are usable to make healthy lifestyle changes that benefit the whole family.