It can be tough being a kid. If your child is struggling at home or at school we offer children's and youth programmes through Life Community Services. Programmes are free to attend (subject to certain criteria).
'Friends for Life' An emotional resilience programme for children aged 8 to 11 years old. Assists children and youth to build resilience, confidence, self esteem and to learn important techniques and strategies to cope with feelings of fear, worry and depression. Contact usfor details on when the next course will start.
'Rock & Water' A 10 week programme for boys 8-17 years old. This is a physical programme that helps boys manage their emotional responses, particularly their anger and managing bullying situations. Contact usfor details on when the next course will start.
'Fun Friends' Teaches 4-7 year olds emotional resilience that will stay with them for life. It teaches practical strategies for coping with stress, worry, fear and sadness. The programme promotes self esteem, self confidence and friendship skills and will help your child to engage positively with their peers at school. Contact usfor details on when the next course will start.
Anyone can refer their children to one of our programmes or you can be referred through another agency such as your GP or other community service provider. Programmes are delivered at school and are open to all school children in the wider Morrinsville area.