Healthier Communities and Community Programs

Spectrum Health cares about the health of every member of our community. Through our Healthier Communities department, we work to advance health equity with the people, neighborhoods, and regions we serve. Use the links at the right to learn more about specific programs.


Healthier Communities Department

Internal Programs


More Las Vidas- Cocinado en Familia Program

Cocinado en Family Flyer

The Cocinando en Familia program is for Spanish-speaking families who are in need of and interested in improving their diet and health. At least one child (ages 7 to 17) and one adult must participate. The program is completely free and classes will take place in-person at the Downtown Market Teaching Kitchen. Groceries will be provided for each cooking class and families will receive a $100 gift card for completing the program.

Classes will be held every other week on Mondays from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The dates of the next two groups we have scheduled are:

  • Group 2: February 14, 28, March 14, 28, April 11
  • Group 3: April 25, May 9, 23, June 6, 20.

Registration link that you can share with families: Sistema de salud de espectro (