Self-Management Health Coach Program

Self-Management Health Coach Program provides individualized telephone support for people living with chronic diseases such as diabetes, chronic pain, cancer, heart, kidney and lung diseases, arthritis, lupus, Parkinson, MS, etc.

Volunteer health coaches provide weekly 30 minutes telephone coaching for 3 – 6 months for individuals wanting to improve their confidence and motivation to become healthier and to better manage the daily challenges of living with chronic conditions. Individuals are paired with coaches based on gender and possibly shared chronic conditions.

Address / Contact Info

University of Victoria, Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health
Suite 210, 4907 Chisholm St Delta, BCV4K 2K6

Phone Numbers

Main Reception: (604) 940-1273
Toll Free: 1-866-902-3767

Web Links

Service Details

Regional Centres ServedAlert Bay, Burnaby, Campbell River, Coal Harbour (Vancouver Island), Comox, Comox Valley, Cortes Island, Courtenay, Delta, Gold River, Manson's Landing, Nanaimo, North Vancouver, Oyster River, Port Hardy , Port Hardy & Coal Harbour, Port McNeill, Quathiaski Cove, Sayward, Vancouver, Victoria, West Vancouver
Program fee0.00
Program fee notesProgram is funded by Ministry of Health and is available free of charge to all British Columbians
Referral protocolself, physician, specialist, health professional
Referral criteriaLiving with at least one chronic condition
How to applyCall: 604 940 1273/ Toll Free 1866-902-3767
Wait list (weeks)2
Age ranges servedadult 20+, senior 55+, senior 65+
Currently accepting new patients / clientsCurrently accepting new patients / clients
Languages spokenEnglish, French, Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino), Spanish

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This program was last updated on: 12 Aug 2020.