The Self-Management Health Coach Program is a free, telephone-based
program that supports adults in BC who are experiencing difficulty managing
Trained peer coaches connect with you by telephone once a
week for 30 minutes, for a period of 3 to 6 months. They support you in working towards better
managing your health by helping you:
- Determine health-related goals and actions you want to take toward your goals
- Identify barriers to achieving those goals and learn problem-solving skills
- Become more confident and motivated to initiate and maintain health-behaviour changes
Peer Health Coaches provide support that complements and enhances
professional health care; they do not provide medical/clinical advice or
How do I receive a peer health coach?
Please click on this link to complete the Participant Consent Form . When you click on the Submit button at the bottom of the Consent Form you will be redirected to our Waitlist to complete your contact information. You will then be contacted as soon as possible to schedule an intake interview to get you paired with a Health Coach.
If you have any difficulty completing the Consent Form or adding yourself to the Waitlist, please call our office at 1-866-902-3767 for assistance.
How do I become a peer health coach?
Please click on this link to find out more about the role of the Health Coach and to complete the Volunteer Application form.
If you have any difficulty completing the Application Form, please call our office at 1-866-902-3767 for assistance.
What participants are saying:
“The coaching program gave me a bright light to look forward to."
"My coach helped me immensely in staying focussed and committed to my health goals."
"Thank you so much for this resource. It has been life changing!"
"Since I began with my coach, I've been able to overcome many hurdles that were keeping me from thriving."