- Providing ongoing assistance and support
- Refer to Go4Fun or other family-focused lifestyle management services
Go4Fun® is a healthy lifestyle program for children aged 7-13 years who are above a healthy weight, and their families. Programs run during school term and are led by trained, qualified health professionals.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 face to face programs for Go4Fun are currently on hold. Go4Fun Online is still available and taking registrations. The referral process is the same https://go4fun.com.au/register/. Families can also choose to take part in face to face programs once they resume.
Go4Fun® Referral form
Fill out the form and send back to Go4Fun. The parent/carer of the child referred will be contacted within five working days with further information on a local Go4Fun® program.
Free fun program for kids to become fitter, healthier and happier.
Referral forms for secondary services
Secondary services are available for children from the local health area who are above a healthy weight. If age (7-13 years) and clinically appropriate, children should also be enrolled in Go4Fun. Most clinics are multidisciplinary and may include a nurse, paediatrician, dietitian, exercise physiologist or physiotherapist and a clinical psychologist. The clinic frequency is varied.
Referral forms for tertiary service
Currently there is one multidisciplinary tertiary clinic for children well above a healthy weight located at the Children’s Hospital Westmead. The clinic is available for children aged 2-16 years with a BMI Z score > 2.5. If age (7-13 years) and clinically appropriate, children should also be enrolled in Go4Fun. Multidisciplinary clinics are held weekly and include a nurse, paediatrician, dietitian, physiotherapist and clinical psychologist.
Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service
The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service® (Get Healthy Service) is a FREE telephone service staffed by university qualified health coaches aimed at supporting adults to make lifestyle changes.
Eligible for people 16 years and above.
Get Healthy Service Referral Form
GPs and other Health Professionals can target those in the community who need the Get Healthy Service the most, both in terms of a client’s socio-demographic profile as well as their risk factor profile.
Get Healthy Service FAQs
FAQs to help you answer all your questions about the Get Healthy Program.
Think, Eat and Move Program
Think, Eat and Move (TEAM) is a new online healthy lifestyle program! TEAM is designed to support teens between 13- 17 years to move more, eat better, feel better and move towards a healthier weight. TEAM is currently available to teenagers in the Central and Eastern Sydney area.
The program is free for young people in the Central and Eastern Sydney area and includes online activity sessions, extensive supporting resources, and regular personal health coaching over the phone with a qualified health professional.
To find out more information visit www.thinkeatandmove.org or click on the brochures below about the program. Eligible young people can be referred by health professionals or self-refer by calling the registration line on 1300 899 736.