Access Criteria

To be eligible for FREE free weight management support through OneLife Suffolk you must meet the following criteria:


  • If you have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more
  • If you have a BMI of 27.5+ and are of Black African, African-Caribbean or Asian origin
  • If you have a BMI of 27.5+ and have any of the following conditions: Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardio Vascular Disease, Osteoarthritis, Dyslipidaemia or Sleep Apnoea.
  • You must also be a Suffolk resident i.e. paying your council tax to Suffolk County Council

To calculate your BMI, you need to know your height and weight. When you know this, you can use the BMI calculator below to check your eligibility.



Find out your BMI using the NHS calculator