Information for families in South Gloucestershire to support them to live healthy, happy lives. This page contains information on local programmes as well as well as how to access online support such as tools and apps.

Local programmes

Healthy Weight Programme (families)

What is the Healthy Weight Programme (families)?

The Healthy Weight Programme (families) is a free 12-week programme delivered by the Active Lifestyle Centres in South Gloucestershire. The includes 12 weekly family sessions consisting of top tips and fun games, as well as access to 12 family physical activities such as swimming, badminton, table tennis.


If your child meets the below eligibility criteria, they can be referred to the programme by the One You team. To find out more complete the One You healthy weight families referral form and a member of the team will be in touch within 5 working days.


  • Aged 5 to 17 years
  • Has a BMI ≥91st centile with no co-morbidity
  • Lives in South Gloucestershire. or registered at a GP surgery in South Gloucestershire
  • Parents/carers must consent to the referral and attend/engage in all provision alongside the child or young person
  • Does not have a history of or an ongoing eating disorder

Complete the healthy weight families referral form to sign up

Better Health Families Healthy Steps Programme

The Better Health families Healthy Steps Programme is a free 8-week email programme to support families to take steps to improve their wellbeing.

Families can sign up by completing a short quiz to find out which one of the 8-week journeys is right for them.

The programme includes top tips, Disney themed games, fun challenges and budget-friendly recipes.

Useful resources and information

Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

There are a range of options for mental health and wellbeing support for those living in South Gloucestershire.

For more information and to see what is available, see our mental health support webpage

Mental Health and wellbeing support