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We run programmes across Northumberland and North Tyneside to support children, young people and their families to maintain a healthy weight.

Get Active Northumberland (GAN) programme

The Get Active Northumberland (GAN) programme supports parents, children and young people who are concerned about their weight. This free programme offers information and advice from NHS health professionals through a range of fun activities. It offers a range of specific programmes across Northumberland for parents with children under 5, families with children aged 7-13 and teenagers.
To find out more about programmes in your area please contact the GAN team on 01670 784183 or email them at gan@nct.nhs.uk

Healthy 4 Life

Healthy 4 Life is a free family healthy lifestyle programme to help children and families in North Tyneside make positive lifestyle changes to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
It offers a fun, friendly service for children aged five years to 17 years, running free 10-week healthy lifestyle programmes at local schools, leisure centres and swimming pools, providing personalised, specific advice for children and families.
For further information, contact the Children’s Health and Activity Team (CHAT) on 0191 643 7454 or email them at CHAT@northtyneside.gov.uk