Where to go for help and advice

If you would like to chat to a health professional and get further advice about healthy lifestyles then any of the following should be able to help:  

GP

If you want to have a chat about how your child is growing then talk to your local GP. Your GP may be able to refer you to specialist health services for help and support.

Mytime Active healthy lifestyle services

The Council funds free activities and support in children’s centres, schools, community centres and leisure centres to help you make healthy changes to your family’s lifestyle. Find out details of upcoming local sessions and courses.

Children’s Centres

A Children’s Centre is a place where local families with children under five years old can access universal children’s services. Children’s Centres provide easy access to a range of community health services, parenting and family support. Holmfield House Children’s Centre is on 4-6 Golborne Road so pop in to find out more about the health services on offer.

School Health Services

School nurses and other school-based health professionals can provide families with support and advice about a range of healthy lifestyle topics – contact your local school nursing team on 020 8962 4656 or visit the school nursing page of the NHS website.

Pharmacy

Pharmacy teams support people to improve their health and wellbeing and can offer advice on a number of healthy lifestyle topics including healthy eating and physical activity. Visit your local pharmacy to find out more.

Epic Health Room

Tel: 07817 255728
Email: ryan.price@epiccic.org.uk

The Health Room is a one stop shop for young people to access various health services in an easy and confidential manner. Young people aged between 13 and 19 (up to 25 for young people with disabilities) can drop in for information and guidance about a range of health issues including free on the spot health checks, fitness tests and healthy lifestyle advice. The Health Room runs at Lancaster Youth Centre between 7pm and 9pm every Tuesday and at Golborne Youth Centre between 7pm and 9pm on a Wednesday.

Kensington and Chelsea Health Trainers

Earls Court Health and Wellbeing Centre, 2b Hogarth Road, SW5 OPT
Tel: 020 7099 3333
Email: kc@londonhealthtrainers.com

There are a team of health trainers working across Golborne and north Kensington that can support people to make healthier lifestyle choices including eating a healthier diet and being more active. Health trainers are local people who have been specially trained. They can work with you over six one-to-one sessions to develop a Personal Health Plan to help you achieve the goals that you want to achieve for you and your family.

Community Champions

Community Champions are local volunteers who are trained and supported to share health messages, organise fun activities and events and help improve local services. Contact your local team (details below) to find out more about activities, the support on offer and how to get involved as a volunteer.

Golborne Community Champions
Website
The Venture Centre, 103a Wornington Road, London, W10 5YB
Tel: 020 8960 3234
Email: michelle@venturecentre.org.uk

Dalgarno Community Champions
Website
1 Webb Close, Dalgarno Way W10 5QB
Tel: 020 7641 4834
Email: marie@dalgarnotrust.org.uk

Free healthy lifestyle support for parents

Sign up for a free 12-week course with Weight Watchers. Call 0845 602 7068 and quote WWR 5051.

One You

One You is a quick, fun and easy to complete online quiz that helps over 18s assess how healthy they are and offers advice, information and local services to help people cut down on unhealthy food and exercise more. Visit the One You website and take the quiz now.

Mental health service

It's important to look after both our physical and mental health. In fact, looking after our physical health - eating well and keeping active - can help us feel better mentally.

Take Time to Talk is a free and confidential NHS service for people aged 18 and over who live in Kensington & Chelsea. It provides a range of psychological therapies and support to help you feel better if you’re anxious, depressed, stressed or worried. A key element of the service is to support people to live healthy lifestyles.

To use the service, simply visit the Take Time To Talk website or talk to your GP.