Get Healthy – a free service for adults
The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service is a free, telephone-based coaching service designed to help people aged 16 and above make positive lifestyle changes. Below you’ll find more about the support available, or if you’re a health professional you can read more about referring to the service.
My coach is fantastic! He is compassionate and encouraging. Anyone wanting to lose weight and get healthy needs a coach on their side. The whole system is fantastic.” – Evelyn, 67, Central Coast, Standard Coaching program
The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service is a free service from NSW Health that provides you with the support you need to reach your own healthy lifestyle goals.
Get Healthy participants receive telephone-based support from trained coaches who work with individuals to set personalised healthy lifestyle goals on:
- healthy eating
- becoming more active
- reaching and achieving a healthy weight
- reducing alcohol intake
- achieving a healthy weight gain in pregnancy
Visit the Get Healthy website or check out the video below for more information.
Starting your Get Healthy journey is easy. Call 1300 806 258 Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm or register online and chat to a health coach today!
The Get Healthy Service was life-changing for me. Having a coach really helped motivate me to stop drinking. Knowing they were going to call made a difference. It felt like someone cared.” – Michael, 59, Central Coast, Alcohol Reduction Program
Get Healthy programs
The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service offers a number bespoke programs. Each are designed to support the individual needs of its participants. So whether you are looking for support and motivation to get healthy in general, during pregnancy, or would just like a one off coaching session, there is a program for you. Find out more about the programs below:
My coach is the best, most understanding help I have ever had in the years I have been trying to improve my weight and health.” – Diane, 65, Central Coast, Standard Coaching program
Having someone who was willing to listen to just me and giving suggestions and encouragement was wonderful. My coach was an angel and it helped that I was answerable to someone regarding my goals.” – Christine, 72, Central Coast, Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program
Your guide to getting healthy
Get Healthy has a number of handy guides with tools and tips to help you get healthier. Click on the links below to read them.
My coach continues to provide excellent advice and guidance on nutrition and exercise tailored to my specific needs.” – Genevieve, 40, Central Coast, Get Healthy in Pregnancy
Health professional referrals
The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service is a free confidential, phone-based service that helps participants reach their own healthy lifestyle goals. Find out more about the Service, including who is eligible, why and how you can refer your patients, here.
My coach provides support and encouragement without forcing anything. She seems to understand my ups and downs while encouraging me on my journey.” – Ray, 73, Central Coast, Standard Coaching program