Our approach

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“Wellbeing is about your health, happiness, opportunities and your overall quality of life”

Our service aims to empower you to tell us what’s important to you and to support you to make choices that will benefit you and your life.

One-to-one support
Our Wellbeing Practitioners will work with you over eight sessions to set a health plan, which will include small achievable goals that you would like to achieve. The one to one sessions typically last for one hour and is time for you to focus on yourself and what support you would like from the service:

Group Support
Our Wellbeing Practitioners will also work with you in a friendly group session, which typically lasts for one hour- in order to:

Meet the team

Wellbeing Practitioners

Working with a client on a one-to-one basis for eight to twelve sessions Wellebing Practitioners take a client based approach. They work with clients who are 16 years+ to set a personal health plan to improve their health. Support includes:

  • Eating healthier/ lose weight/ gain weight
  • Become more active
  • Stopping Smoking
  • Educate you in alcohol and drug awareness
  • Access services in your local community.

Wellbeing Practitioners also deliver friendly group sessions,which typically lasts for one hour, in order to:

  • Help you with healthy eating and practical cooking skills
  • Become more active through a variety of physical activity opportunities that suit all levels of fitness and abilities
  • Improve your mental wellbeing.

Wellbeing Facilitators

Wellbeing Facilitators are based in and around your local community and will:

  • Help you to know what is available in your local area, so you can access those groups and services
  • Guide you to local services and activities based on what you want and need support with
  • Support you if you are not quite ready to go into existing services and activities until you are ready
  • Support community groups to form and develop so they can set up their own activities based upon what local people want.


Community Health Champions

Community Health Champions are fantastic volunteers who are local and can commit to at least 2 hours of volunteering per week.

Following a period of training and support, Community Health Champions will voluntarily transform the health and wellbeing of people in their communities.

Within their role, Community Health Champions will support and motivate people to get involved in healthy social activities, create groups to meet local needs and help local people to access services in their local community.


Capacity Building and Volunteer Team

Capacity Building

We offer a large amounty of free, quality checked training, including acredited courses. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Group Work Skills
  • Basic Mental Health Awareness
  • Making Every Contact Count
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Presentation Skills


Community Health Champions are mentored by a paid member of staff within the wellbeing for life service and have access to a wide range of training and personal development opportunities within their role.

There are a range of volunteering opportunities with Wellbeing for Life, and our volunteers are supported throughout their time with us.