Starting a Chapter

Start text with tennis shoes

There are many reasons for starting your own TOPS chapter. Perhaps there's no meeting in your area right now, or you would like different meeting times or a location that is closer to you. We're here to take you step by step through the process of starting your own TOPS Chapter.  You may also be interested in starting a workplace chapter.

Creating Your Own Chapter

You may be wondering, "Where do I begin?" No worries; we walk you through the process with ease. Follow the steps below to begin!

  1. You need 4 interested people, including you.
  2. Contact the representative (Coordinator or Advocate) whose name and info pops up to the right when you enter your zip or postal code on Find a Meeting. You can also call 800-932-8677 to learn more.
  3. One of our local representatives will supply you with the needed materials to help you get started.
Start my TOPS weight-loss journey
find a meeting