Adult and children weight management programmes

Adult and children weight management programmes

My Weight Matters my weight matters logo

ACE Lifestyle has helped thousands of adults lose weight, get fitter and enjoy a healthier relationship with food.  It is a 12 week programme, combining dietary and physical activity advice together with tips to help you gain control.  There are structured weekly guides covering a range of topics.  Booklet resources are available from our community sessions, but for remote support (online and over the phone), resources can be printed from their website, accessed online or via our apps.

If you are a resident of Essex, you can register for the programme by calling the helpline on 0800 022 4524 option 3 and one of the team will book you into the programme that’s right for you.  The My Weight Matters programme can be reached online or via the app, or can be delivered over the telephone or face to face.

New weight loss courses by Essex Wellbeing Service

Essex Wellbeing Service is offering free weight loss courses delivered in a wide variety of formats. You’ll have full control of which solution to pick. All you need to do is complete an online assessment and they will suggest a variety of courses suited to your body type.

MoreLife FREE psychologically informed programme in West and South Essex

MoreLife takes a completely different approach to losing weight, helping you to under

stand and overcome your personal barriers to weight loss. Everyone is treated as an individual with their own journey, own goals and own success.

The programme is delivered from community venues in West and South Essex an

d is led by qualified Weight Management Practitioners. There are 12 weekly group sessions, each lasting for an hour and a half, followed by maintenance sessions.

The MoreLife programme provides:

  • Specialist nutritional assessment & support
  • Advice around physical activity
  • Psychological understanding of losing weight & support

If you are 17 or older and have a BMI of 35 or above (are obese)- get in touch or speak to your GP today, and take the first towards changing your life.

For more information or to book:

  • call 0800 038 9050
  • or email

NHS Choices weight loss programme

Download the NHS weight loss guide, a free 12-week diet and exercise plan which has been downloaded more than 4 million times, designed to help you lose weight safely – and keep it off.

Under 18s Weight Management

CHIMPSC.H.I.M.P.S (Child Health Improvement Sessions) is a free, informative and supporting programme for children at primary school and their families. C.H.I.M.P.S caters for children above a healthy BMI for their age.

DEALFor older children there is D.E.A.L (Diet Exercise and Lifestyle). This is a free, informative and supportive programme for children at secondary school and their families.

Both programmes cater for children who are above the healthy BMI for their age.

Email now ACE at or or call 0800 022 4524. 


Check out this website which has fun ideas, recipes, top tips and activities to help your kids stay healthy.


Additional information

  • Want to reduce your alcohol intake? Find out more on our support webpage
  • Visit our activities page for ideas on how to stay active, whether you are want to get back into shape, lift your mood or stay independent


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