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Solihull

Lifestyle 

Service

The Solihull Lifestyle Service, which includes Solihull’s Stop Smoking Service, is delivered by Gateway Family Services. In partnership with others, including a number of local community organisations, it offers tailored support for people across Solihull, based on your needs.

After an initial assessment, you’ll work with a Community Wellbeing Advisor and/or a Behaviour Change Advisor who will help you identify the lifestyle changes you can make, and then give you encouragement, motivation and practical help to make those changes.

You’ll get a personalised action plan to help you achieve your health and wellbeing goals, appointments made at a time and place to suit you, and lots of information about the local activities and groups available to you.

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Solihull Lifestyle Service Referral Form

 

The Solihull Integrated Lifestyle Service is delivered by Gateway Family Services and its primary partners. We can support a wide range of lifestyle changes, including stopping smoking, losing weight, doing more activity and eating more healthily. To be eligible, you should live in Solihull or have a Solihull GP.

 

For more information, or to refer over the phone, call Gateway on 0800 599 9880.

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Eligibility criteria:

Clients must live in Solihull or have a Solihull GP or work for Solihull Council

Variety of appointments

From 1-1’s, groupwork, telephone, remote to face to face, we offer various appointments to try and accommodate the needs of all our clients.

Flexibility of services

Don’t worry about business hours. We offer evening and weekend appointments, including home visits, to support the client’s needs

Do You Want To…?

  • Eat more healthily?
  • Manage your weight?
  • Reduce stress?
  • Be more active?
  • Stop or reduce smoking?
  • Learn about activities in your area?

The Solihull Lifestyle Service can help with all of these, offering a range of health and well-being advice and support to help you make positive lifestyle changes.

Services

Stop Smoking Service

Start your quit smoking journey today

Weight Managment

Join one of our free 12-week programmes

Low Cost
Recipe

Grab one of our low cost recipes today

Wellbeing Support

Speak to our behaviour change advisors for personalized wellbeing support

Men’s Weight Management

Lose 5 % of body weight in 90 days with our specialize mens group

Lifestyle
Check

Book your free Lifestyle check to check your blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and more

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FAQ

Is the service completely free?

Yes, all of our services are completely free, including our stop smoking service.

How can I make a referral to the service?

You can refer yourself online by completing a referral form or speak to your GP for a referral.

I can't travel far, can I use your service?

We offer various alternatives, including a home visit. Speak to an advisor to inquire about flexibility.