Child youth and family services

Working with schools to support children and young people get along with others and have healthy, respectful relationships.

Activ8

Active8 is a mental health and wellbeing programme for young people that address values, belonging and identity, relationships, body image and self, mental health, resilience and coping and emotional regulation.

Who the service is for

Young people in Years 6 to 9 who are at risk of developing mental health concerns who live in the city of Charles Sturt or Port Adelaide Enfield, or the suburb of Ingle Farm.

Programme delivery

5 x 1.5 hours weekly. Can be presented to entire classes or targeted groups.

Love Bites

Equipping young people to have respectful relationships by developing skills in effective communication, critical thinking and problem solving within a safe environment.

Who the programme is for

Young people in Year 10 at schools within the City of Tea Tree Gully and selected areas within the City of Port Adelaide Enfield.

Programme delivery

One full day or multiple part days. Can be presented to entire classes or targeted groups.

Seasons for growth

Offering children and young people a safe space to come together and share their experiences of change and loss.

What the programme provides

The knowledge and skills necessary to strengthen social and emotional wellbeing following significant loss by exploring the impact of change and loss and learning about effective ways to respond and adapt.

Programme delivery

8 x 1 hour weekly sessions

Who the programme is for

Children and young people aged between 6 and 18 who have experienced change and loss.

Social Skills Group

Positively contributing to children’s social development through a variety of teaching methods.

Programme delivery

6 x 50 minute weekly sessions. Can be presented to entire classes or targeted groups.

Who the programme is for

Children in Reception and Year 1 who have been identified as having delays in their social development at schools within the cities of Charles Sturt, Port Adelaide Enfield and Tea Tree Gully, and the suburb of Ingle Farm.

What’s the buzz?

A social skills enrichment programme encouraging groups of primary school-aged children to think about how to get along with others through direct teaching, role-playing, quizzes and fun.

Who the programme is for

Primary school-aged children who live in the city of Charles Sturt or Port Adelaide Enfield, or the suburb of Ingle Farm.

Programme delivery

16 x 50 minute weekly sessions. Can be presented to entire classes or targeted groups.

How else can we support you?

Parenting programmes

Parenting programmes support families build skills and strengthen relationships. We deliver our parenting programmes at schools, children’s centres, community centres and other organisations.

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School programmes

Working with schools to support children and young people get along with others and have healthy, respectful relationships.

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Family Groups

Bringing families together in supported playgroups at children’s centres, schools, community centres and other organisations.

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Targeted playgroups

Specialised parenting support to build stronger bonds between parents and children through play where the need has been identified by children’s centres, community centres and other agencies.

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