MEND is a fun, evidence-based, multi-component program that combines physical activity, nutrition education, support and strategies to assist children to become fit and healthy and help them stay that way. mend_program_7-13yrs_flyer

Program Information

Who is it for?

Children aged between 7 to 13 years and their parents or carers.  This program is for children who have been identified as above their healthy weight range for their age and height.

How much time will it take?

1 x 2-hour session per week for 10 weeks

When is it held?

Phone for times and dates

Where is it held?

Ballarat Community Health

Lucas - 12 Lilburne Street 


Free for families

Who provides it?

MEND trained worker (Dietitian, Exercise Physiologist, Health Promotion worker, Allied Health Assistant)

How do I get into the program?

Phone Ballarat Community Health on 5338 4593  to speak to  Intake Staff, fax 5339 3044 or email