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Irene Padasas
Community  Health and Nutrition Advisor

4437-B S. Laspina St.
Tulare, CA 93274
Office: (559) 684-3318


Karina Macias
Program Manager

550 E. Shaw Ave. Suite 210-B
Fresno, CA 93710
Office: (559) 241-7618


Nancy R. Zumkeller
Program Supervisor

550 E. Shaw Ave. Suite 210-B
Fresno, CA 93710
Office: (559) 241-7533


Elizabeth Lopez
Program Supervisor

550 E. Shaw Ave. Suite 210-B
Fresno, CA 93710
Office: (559) 241-7532

CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE Fresno/Madera Counties


The California SNAP-Ed Mission

To inspire and empower under-served Californians to improve their health by promoting awareness, education, and community change through diverse partnerships, resulting in healthy eating and active living.

Who We Are

CalFresh Healthy Living, University of California Cooperative Extension (CFHL, UCCE) is a nutrition education program serving SNAP eligible individuals and families in Fresno and Madera Counties.

What We Do

CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE teaches people eligible for SNAP about good nutrition, how to make their food dollars stretch further, and how to be physically active at any age. Effective, evidence based nutrition education and physical activity classes are aligned with policy, systems and evaluation change strategies to create long lasting community change in Fresno and Madera Counties.

For more information about our state-wide program, please click here.

Who We Reach

CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE reaches preschool (3-5) and school aged (5-17) their families, as well as adults (18-59) and seniors (60+) at early childhood centers, schools, and community environments.


CalFesh Healthy Living, UCCE COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Resources

  • How is CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE responding to COVID-19
  • Coronavirus health and safety practices
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