Bon Secours Center for Healthy Living Sarah Garland Jones Center
Welcome to the Bon Secours Sarah Garland Jones Center!
We invite you to visit, learn and explore your new healthy living center, right here in Richmond's East End! The Sarah Garland Jones Center is a great place for families, civic and religious groups, non-profits, and the entire community to learn, gather and socialize.
Improving the health and well-being of Richmond's East End
The Sarah Garland Jones Center is a site of health, hope, and well-being through a variety of age appropriate and subject-focused programming.
Program offerings include:
- Hands-on cooking classes
- Nutrition information
- Group-based therapy sessions for adolescent behavioral health
- Wellness therapies for hypertension, diabetes, and cardiac conditions
About Doctor Sarah Garland Jones
Dr. Sarah Garland Jones was the first African American and woman licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of the founders of the first hospital in Richmond allowing African American doctors to practice. She was a pioneer in the medical field, a champion for civil rights, and a role model for future generations.