Free Wellness Program Tool Kits
Some things in life really are free. These free wellness program tool kits are just that – FREE. We’ve scoured the Internet for free wellness program resources to assist you in your efforts to promote health and wellness.
All told our wellness library contains more than 15,000 free health and wellness handouts, brochures, booklets, care guides, tip sheets, sample policies, complete worksite wellness programs and more that are all provided here free of charge.
Most of the free wellness program tool kits found on this page come from government agencies and many of them include everything you need to design, launch, maintain and evaluate a wellness program.
List of Free Wellness Program Tool Kits
The wellness program tool kits in this section address overall program design and planning for health promotion programs in the workplace and may contain checklists, step-by-step guides, budgets, and other tools. Before implementing any of these interventions, the toolkits should be selected and evaluated based on the identified needs of your employee population.
Moving into Action: Promoting Heart–Healthy & Stroke–Free Communities* – Moving into Action for Employers is a series of action items designed to help employers promote heart–healthy and stroke–free communities. Each item suggests ways to encourage general interest and awareness of these health issues to specific policies that promote healthy behaviors and reduce risks associated with heart disease and stroke.
Building Healthy Texans Worksite Wellness Toolkit* – Created by the Texas Department of State Health Services, this toolkit will help employers develop and improve employee wellness programs.
Good Work! Resource Kit* – The Good Work! Resource Kit was developed to help work sites interested in developing low-cost ways to support employee health and productivity by providing successful techniques used by Maine businesses.
Healthy Arkansas Guide to Worksite Wellness* – This resource guide by the Arkansas Department of Health provides information on a simple step-by-step planning process for establishing a worksite wellness program.
Healthy Arkansas Worksite Wellness Toolkit* – This toolkit, developed by the Arkansas Department of Health, is a supplement to the Healthy Arkansas Guide to Worksite Wellness and provides assessment, marketing, and evaluation tools for a general worksite wellness program as well as topic-specific interventions.
Wellness at Work Program* – This resource, developed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, provides information for starting a wellness program, locating resources and funding, and making environmental and policy changes in the worksite.
Strides to a Healthier Worksite – Wellness Challenge Toolkit* – Part of the Healthy South Dakota program. This resource was developed to assist you with organizing your very own challenge to encourage employees to lead healthier lifestyles. The tool kit includes an overview of a wellness challenge and a step by step guide to setting up the wellness challenge whether it is a steps, minute or 5 A Day challenge. Included in the tool kits are a variety of supplemental materials including registration forms, calendars, advertisements and sample challenge resources.
Worksite Wellness Program Resource Kit* – This Worksite Resource Kit was designed by the Colorado Physical Activity and Nutrition Program for all work sites to gain resources and program ideas to start or further work site wellness initiatives.
Worksite Wellness – Assessment and Planning Guide* – This self assessment and planning guide developed by the Texas Department of State Health Services helps identify the strengths and weaknesses of your worksite’s wellness and health promotion policies and programs, and helps you to develop an action plan to implement a worksite wellness program or improve an existing program.
Healthy Workforce 2010: An Essential Health Promotion Sourcebook for Employers, Large and Small* – Uses the objectives of Healthy Workforce 2010 to explain how and why a company should be involved in health promotion for its employees.
Wellness Council Tool Kit – Created by the team at HealthyUtah.org, this Wellness Council Tool Kit is a new tool to help your wellness council succeed. In it you will find: program ideas to use at your worksite; tips to make your work environment healthier; resources to help you succeed. The final section of the Tool Kit is specifically designed for you to easily keep documents, minutes, flyers and other materials your council produces. The intent is to create a history of your council that can be passed on from year to year. We are sure that as time passes, your team will gain satisfaction by being able to review your past successes and work.
Tobacco-Free Workplace Tool Kit – Created by the team at HealthyUtah.org, this tobacco-free workplace tool kit defines the benefits of a tobacco-free workplace and helps you create the policies and implement them.
Free Wellness Program Tool Kits – Comments
Granted not everyone will like the “do it yourself” approach, but depending on your wellness budget you can glean as much or as little as you like from these free wellness program tool kits.
Please consider contributing wellness program resources or items that you have created or discovered so that we can add them to the list. With your help we can make this free wellness program resource even better!
* Links to other organizations are provided solely as a service to our users. Links do not constitute an endorsement of any organization and none should be inferred. Wellness Proposals is not responsible for the content of the individual organization Web pages found at this link. Additionally, Wellness Proposals is in no way responsible or liable for guaranteeing the success of an intervention established as a result of any of these tool kits.