Community Programs

Educational Programs

The providers and staff at Zufall Health are committed to promoting healthy living not just to our patients, but to the diverse populations within the communities we serve. To do that, we offer a variety of innovative, health and lifestyle-related programs to educate community members of all ages and help them improve their lives.

Parenting Classes

Learn the Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) method of parenting your children. Classes are held in English and Spanish. The STEP classes benefit families with children up to 12 years old. If interested in being part of the next STEP class, please call Maria Lopez at 973-998-7310 ext. 488.

Cancer Prevention and Screening

As part of the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection Program (NJCEED), Zufall staff is available to attend community events or meetings and give presentations focused on cancer prevention and education. Topics include healthy lifestyles, cancer screening guidelines, and the importance of early detection. Information for those cancers covered by the CEED program, including cervical, colorectal, breast, and prostate cancers, can be presented as a single topic or any combination of interest (e.g. breast only, breast, and cervical.).

For more information, contact Sandra Avellan at savellan@zufallhealth.org, 908-526-2335, ext. 163.

Nutrition and Fitness Activities

Zufall Health offers many programs to help achieve a healthy lifestyle. Our nutrition workshops teach how to make good food choices as well as plan, shop for, and prepare healthy meals and snacks. We also offer a variety of fitness classes to get you moving and have some fun. Check our Calendar for current and upcoming classes.

Improving Pregnancy Outcomes Initiative

Community Health Workers of the Improving Pregnancy Outcomes Initiative are available to facilitate community health education to increase knowledge and awareness of healthy lifestyles for young women and families in Morris County. Topics include pre-conception care, healthy habits, infant health promotion, pregnancy, and parenting. To request a presentation, call 973-328-3344, ext. 307. Also visit our Calendar page to find upcoming classes and events.

Intergenerational Program

The Zufall Intergeneratioal Program (ZIP) connects preschool children and seniors in the community to promote healthy lifestyles and medical and dental education through entertaining and engaging activities. Each child is paired with a “granfriend”, as together they learn about how to have fun while taking care of themselves.

Programs Hosted at Zufall

There are an assortment of classes and programs held at Zufall sites which are presented by other community organizations. These may include English As a Second Language and Citizenship classes, Food Stamp Eligibility sessions, Voter Registration activities, and information sessions on health and other pertinent topics. Check our Calendar to see the current offerings.