Healthy Lifestyle

If your child is an unhealthy weight, there is lots you can do to help them become a healthy weight as they grow.

Child Weight Management Service during Coronavirus COVID-19

The OLS children’s team have developed some exciting new delivery methods to allow children and families to take part in learning about healthier lifestyles during this period of social distancing. Our new offer includes support for everyone in the community! All our delivery will be via Zoom and offers tailored support for families.
Tier 1
New exciting webinars for families to join in together and learn about some key healthy lifestyle topics. These 30 minute standalone webinars will be accessible via the OneLife Suffolk website and are free to take part in. The webinars will cover 5 topics on a rolling cycle:

  • Physical activity
  • Sugary drinks
  • Food labels
  • Eatwell plate and portion size
  • Wellbeing and sleep

To take part in these webinars, just direct families to the OneLife Suffolk website and there will be a link to join the webinar. The webinars will be presented by one of our highly trained practitioners using a slide deck to cover the topic.
The sessions will take place 3 times a week at the following times. Sessions start on 22nd  April




2:00pm - 2:30pm


10:00am – 10:30am


11:00am – 11:30am

Tier 2
Tier 2 delivery                                                                       
Groups will start week commencing 27th April and run for 10 weeks, ending in the week commencing 29th June. Our delivery team will be using Zoom adapted content for these sessions; our highly trained practitioners will be using all the functionality of Zoom to make these sessions fun, interactive and engaging, with the use of psychologically informed principles to support families to make sustainable long term changes to their lifestyle.
Families taking part in the tier 2 service need to be overweight (on or above the 91st centile). Referrals received with a height and weight will be directly put into the tier 2 service. If families are signposted or self-refer into the programme we will triage these families and determine which service is most appropriate for them.
How to take part: 

We will contact families  and send them a welcome email that contains a link to the sessions; the link will be password protected.  
Please share this with your colleagues in your organisation and if you have any questions about these services please contact a member of our team:
Tier 1 and 2Helen Rose Clark -          07826 517494
Tier 3Madi                            07818 552916
Service manager – Alex Jones                07407 644890

OneLife Suffolk's Family and Teen Life clubs

Take a sneak peak inside OneLife Suffolk's Family and Teen Life clubs that aim to give children and young people struggling with their weight more energy, more confidence and a better understanding of healthy living! Hear practitioners, parents and children talk about their experience of the service, and why it could be the right decision for your family. You only have one life, so why wait?

The Source - Information and advice for young people in Suffolk