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Being healthy and well starts early on.

Developing healthy eating habits, a love of movement and good emotional wellbeing isn't just for adults - it's a family affair.

Professionals support

If you are a professional who works with children you can refer into our Live Life Better Derbyshire family lifestyles offer.

Healthier Futures Programme

Healthier Futures is our new healthy families programme that aims to get the whole family active and healthy.

This free programme includes face to face and online courses aimed at parents and carers of children aged 0 to 12 years old.

Find out more about our Healthier Futures programme.

If you are a parent or carer, if eligible you can self-refer into the Healthier Futures service.

Family support

Our family health pages give you lots of information about the support and advice on offer, from the National Child Measurement Programme to our Live Life Better Derbyshire family lifestyle services.

The National Child Measurement Programme

Derbyshire County Council is required to collect data on reception year and year 6 children's height and weight from schools within their area.

Find out more about the National Child Measure Programme.

Supporting your child to be healthy

There's plenty of advice and support to help the whole family stay fit and healthy. Find out more about the local and national schemes available to help your children get the best possible start.