MEND Graduate Scheme in Medway

The MEND Graduate scheme is available to families who have successfully completed a MEND programme. The graduate families can access a range of exclusive healthy lifestyle services and ongoing support to help them to maintain the changes they have made during the programme.

Some of the benefits of the MEND Graduate scheme include:

  • Monthly fun and games sessions
  • Follow up healthy growth checks
  • Free 6-week courses run by local sports clubs*
  • Summer activities
  • Access to additional courses such as free family cookery courses
  • Newsletter updates
  • Discounts on local services
  • Monthly contact with a MEND mentor for up to 1 year**

*Available to families who attend a healthy growth check appointment

**Available from January 2014 for new graduates


MEND Graduate Newsletter

Keep up to date with our newsletter, which is sent out 3 times a year, to find out about new sessions and other graduates' stories.

May 2015

September 2015

December 2015

April 2016

Family Discount Scheme

Details of some of the exciting discounts and offers that are available to our MEND Graduate families can be found below. If you wish to use any of the discounts listed below please contact the MEND team on 01634 337214 for further details.

Please keep checking the page for any updates or exciting new discounts and offers!

Medway Badminton Association

Offer:£2.50 per session including court hire and use of the club's racquets and shuttlecocks

Terms and conditions:Offer valid before 5.00pm Mon- Fri and at weekends. All participants must wear clean, non-marking soled trainers when using the courts.

Location:Castlemaine Hall, 100a Castlemaine Avenue, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2QE

Walderslade Judo ClubWalderslade Judo Club

Offer:First 4 sessions free and a reduced session fee of £2.00 per session for the first year.

Terms and conditions:Please contact a member of the MEND team on 01634 337214 or email

Location:Greenacre Academy, 157 Walderslade Road, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0LE

Enter through rear entrance at the end of Bradfields Avenue. Come along to the right as far as you can go. Next to the green army cadet hut there are green gates into the school. Come through these and along the corridor to the left and the main hall is at the end of the corridor.

Holcolmbe Hockey Club

Offer:First 2 junior sessions freeHolcolmbe Hockey Club

Terms and Conditions:Please contact a member of the MEND team on 01634 337214 or email if you wish to use this discount so that we can pass your details on to the club.

Location:Holcombe Park, Curtis Way (off Marconi Way), Rochester, Kent, ME1 2TQ

For SATNAV purposes please use the postcode ME1 2XX for BAE Systems which is adjacent to the club.

Medway Dragons Rugby League Football ClubMedway Dragons

Offer:First 3 sessions free and 10% off club membership

Terms and conditions:Please contact a member of the MEND team on 01634 337214 or email

Location:The Garrison Stadium, Sally Port Gardens, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5BU

Shikon Martial ArtsShikon Martial Arts

Offer:First month free (3 lessons a week for under 11’s and 4 for 12 + X 4 weeks)

Terms and Conditions: Please contact a member of the MEND team on 01634 337214 or email

Location:Shi Kon Martial Arts Centre, Chatham Hill, Chatham, Medway, Kent, ME5 7BB. Red & Black building on the right hand side as you go up the hill from Chatham Town Centre.


For more information on the MEND graduate scheme please phone 01634 337214 or email


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