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Life in the way of healthy living?

Be Well is here to help you find a way to live and feel well whatever twists and turns life brings. We can even help you get on top of work, housing, family and money worries. When you come to Be Well, you’ll be assessed by one of our trained coaches. They’ll talk to you about the help you need and the goals you want to achieve, and set you up with the most appropriate person in the team to get you to where you want to be.

Access:

Just call us on 0161 470 7120

Opening times:

Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm

Access this service

FREE Slimming World vouchers

Address:

Zion Centre
339 Stretford Road
Manchester
M15 4ZY

Phone Number:

0161 470 7120

Be Well is for anyone who lives in Manchester, or whose GP surgery is based there.

When a medical approach isn’t enough to help you find a way to live and feel well – you can be invited to come to us by a wide range of groups and organisations in your community as well as by local health, housing and advice workers.

When you come to Be Well, you’ll be assessed by one of our trained coaches. They’ll talk to you about the help you need and the goals you want to achieve, and set you up with the most appropriate person in the team to get you to where you want to be.

You’ll then have regular one-to-one sessions – either face-to-face or over the phone. Together with your worker, you will talk through any changes you would like to make in your life; and ways to keep you motivated along your journey.

Through coming to Be Well, you’ll feel motivated to make changes that stick and you’ll have learned some new ways of staying on the right track.

It might be that you have one particular issue that’s central to you. Because Be Well is a partnership of local organisations, we also have coaches who specialise in certain areas:

  • If your needs include issues with work – for instance if you need help to stay in work through physio or HR support, or you’re looking for a job – you’ll see a specialist coach with experience in that area.
  • If you need advice around welfare issues, housing, money management and so on, you’ll be able to access a telephone line run by Citizens’ Advice Manchester.

Our team are based all over Manchester in different places, so you can meet them at the doctors, in a community centre, or even a fire station.

Be Well is a partnership is made up of The Big Life group, Pathways, Citizens’ Advice Manchester, One Manchester, Wythenshawe Community Housing Group and Southways and Northwards Housing.

In addition, nine organisations host our team, to make sure that they’re available in convenient community locations. These are: Barlow Moor Community Association; Benchill Community Centre; BHA For Equality; Ethnic Health Forum; the Gaddum Centre; Healthy Me Healthy Communities; Mind; Old Moat Learning Hub; and the Tree of Life Centre, Mustard Tree, Wai Yin Society, LGBT Foundation, Football Club United of Manchester.

Funded by Manchester City Council, Slimming World vouchers give you 12-weeks free membership of Slimming World’s weight loss groups.

Just hit the vouchers button at the top of this page for details of how to claim this offer. Once you claim the offer you’ll get a special contact number and offer code for Slimming World. Then when you call Slimming World, they will check you meet all the conditions of the offer, answer any questions you have and help you find a group that suits you.