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HealthLink BC Eating and Activity Program for Kids

HealthLink BC Eating and Activity Program for Kids

HealthLink BC Eating and Activity Program for Kids

The HealthLink BC Eating and Activity Program for Kids helps B.C. children, teens and their families reach healthy weights and improve their overall health and quality of life. Families will discuss their health priorities and gain new skills. Staff will focus on supporting behaviour changes for healthy eating, active living and lifestyle habits. Program materials are tailored to meet family needs and values, plus address barriers to healthy living.

The program is available to B.C. residents between the ages of 0 and 18, and their families. Any child, teen or family concerned they are above a healthy weight is eligible to participate. There is no cost to participate in this telephone-based program. Appointments can be scheduled Monday to Friday, including some evening appointments. All services are provided by a HealthLink BC pediatric dietitian and qualified exercise professional over the phone.

For more information about the program, call 8-1-1 and press 3 to speak to the HealthLink BC Eating and Activity Program for Kids staff.

 

How to Register for the Program

There are 2 easy ways to register for the HealthLink BC Eating and Activity Program for Kids:

1. Health Care Provider Referral

Have your doctor or health care provider complete the referral form. A staff member will contact you to discuss your needs and the next steps.

 

2. Self-Referral

To sign up for the program, call 8-1-1 and press 3 to speak to the HealthLink BC Eating and Activity Program for Kids staff.