We help people reach their health goals,
by listening, supporting and guiding,
so they can live their best lives.
Health Engagement and Wellness Services (HEWS) is part of the Kaiser Permanente family of health care, dedicated to helping you discover your total health. We serve both our members and the communities where we live, work, and play in Oregon and Washington.
We are a team of educators, health coaches, and specialists. We’re dedicated to providing you with engaging information, activities, and support so you can take steps to improve your health.
There’s a lot of health and wellness information out there. This site is your one-stop shop to explore topics and tools as you take a journey towards managing your best health. It is designed to link you to info and resources from Kaiser Permanente, the community, and national experts — all gathered in an easy-to-navigate place, so you can decide which steps you want to take.
Taking charge of your health can begin right at your fingertips. Start now!
What Participants Are Saying
I was thoroughly impressed, and I am a tough critic.Health coaching participant
I’ve been on a gazillion diets over the years. This is the first program that provided a wonderful, healthy lifestyle approach — not just emphasizing weight loss. What a terrific experience this has been for me, as the quality of my life improved.“Mastering Weight Management” participant
The hands-on stuff was great, particularly for dads.“Tool Kit for New Parents” participant
I was able to start from where I was and make small changes. The coach had great suggestions, and it was very informative and helpful. I’ll be sure to share this with my husband.Health coaching participant
I learned that I was doing many things that were undermining my own success! I now have a fresh start and clearer path to managing my diabetes.“Diabetes Basics” participant
I have been able to modify much of my lifestyle. I lost weight and changed my eating habits. My health and quality of life has improved considerably. Thank you for this class.“Mastering Weight Management” participant
Listening to the experiences and ideas of other participants helped me.“Freedom from Tobacco” participant
I gained confidence from the class that books and online research just could not provide. Now it all makes sense, and I feel as ready as I can for the birth of my baby.“Preparation for Birth” participant
I was really concerned about my health after getting a diagnosis of diabetes this year. Going to the class was just what I needed to reduce my stress and get on the right path to managing my blood sugar.“Diabetes Basics” participant
I wanted to let you know how great the webinar was, and how helpful it was for both of us. Thank you for everything!“Freedom from Tobacco” participant
I learned new skills and discovered that small steps lead to the lifestyle changes I wanted. It was so helpful to have someone holding my hand.Health coaching participant
Changes were suggested in baby steps each week. Now I read labels; I eat vegetables and fruits, which I never did, and I’m not hungry (which was always an issue for me).“Mastering Weight Management” participant
Health Engagement and Wellness Services (HEWS) is a department of Kaiser Permanente Northwest serving Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington. HEWS is dedicated to providing information and support to help you improve your health.