MEND & Shapedown (HEALTHY WEIGHTS FOR CHILDREN)

MEND and Shapedown BC are free programs that help children, teens and their families achieve a healthier lifestyle.  No diets involved Empowers children and their families  Uses practical interactive approaches  Free and fun

See attached pamphlet for programs available in the Fraser Health region.

Address / Contact Info

Fraser Health

Service Details

Regional Centres ServedDelta, Delta (Ladner), Ladner, Langley, North Delta, Richmond, Surrey, Tsawwassen, Vancouver
Cost structureMSP
Referral protocolself, physician, specialist, health professional, school personnel, Ministry of Children & Family Development
Referral criteriaShapedown BC: children/teens 6-17 years; above 97th %ile BMI for age; above 85th %ile BMI for age and comorbidities or other weight-related medical or psychosocial issues

MEND: children 5-13 years; above the 85th %ile BMI
for age; no contraindications for participating in
physical activity or groups
Age ranges servedchild 0-12, youth 13-19
Currently accepting new patients / clientsCurrently accepting new patients / clients
Languages spokenEnglish

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