Community Health Education Groups Inc (CHEGS)

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Program/Project CHEGS (Community Health Education Groups) Inc.
Period/Length Since 1979
Aim Identify, develop and implement specific community education programmes that support major health promotion initiatives.
Year 1979 – present
Target Group Adults
Reach 40 classes operate each week across the Northern Rivers with approx. 10 participants in each
Locations Northern NSW
Funding Self funded
Full Report
Resources Link to website – CHEGS in Age Well
More Information See below

What strategies were used?

CHEGS Exercise was established in 1979. CHEGS currently offers low cost classes in Exercise, yoga and Tai Chi/Qigong. CHEGS classes are led by facilitators who are fully accredited and registered Fitness Instructors with Fitness Australia. About 400 people attend the 40 weekly classes across the Northern Rivers. CHEGS leaders are self-employed but Health Promotion provides leader training, support and quality assurance for the classes.