Healthy Lifestyle Advisor - West
Phone: (09) 415 4648
Mobile: 027 605 9328
Healthy Lifestyle Advisor - North
Phone: (09) 415 4656
Mobile: 022 658 3305
What is Active Families?
Active Families assists families of overweight and obese children to become more active, gain nutrition knowledge and become involved in
Active Families aims to improve family’s attitudes toward physical activity through fun physical activity experiences as well as introducing them to healthy food options and teach them to make healthy food choices.
- Aged 5 – 12 years
- Geographical boundaries: West Auckland, North Shore, Rodney and Hibiscus Coast
- Available to attend activity sessions:
5pmat Northcote Baptist Church, Hillcrest (North)
5pmat West Wave Recreation Centre, Henderson (West)
- Currently inactive (less than 5 hours per week)
- Have a stable medical/ mental condition that could benefit from
- Family is ready to make changes to their lifestyle and consents to being referred
Referrals can be by self-referral (please contact Active Families staff directly), your general practice team (doctor or practice nurse), or any other health professional.
Active Families activity sessions are based at Northcote Baptist Church,67 Eban Avenue, Hillcrest
West Auckland programme starting October 2017 with an emphasis on supporting Maori and Pasifika families.
Alternately health professionals such as GP’s, Pediatricians or Practice Nurses can refer you, just ask your doctor for more information.
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