Children and Youth Groups

Please note that group times and dates often change based on capacity and schedules. NOYFSS will make every effort to notify all registrants if there is a change to date and/or time.

Empower Myself

Learn the words to express your emotions! Through this activity-based group, kids will learn how to cope with the stress that comes with being a kid, and how to talk through what they are feeling. 

Jul 17th to 21st, 2017 (daily) from 9:30 to 11am (ages 9-12)

Jul 24th to 28th, 2017 (daily) from 9:30 to 11am (BOYS - ages 9-12)

Sept 12th to Oct 17, 2017 (Tuesdays) from 3:30 to 4:30pm (ages 9-12)

Please contact us to register.

Changes

Have you gone through some big changes in your life? Learn how to cope with change, how to handle the stress, and learn with other kids going through similar changes.

Jul 31st to Aug 4th, 2017 (daily) from 9:30 to 11am (ages 6-8)

Aug 14th to 18th, 2017 (daily) from 9:30 to 11am (ages 9-12)

Sept 13th to Oct 18th, 2017 (Wednesdays) from 3:30 to 4:30pm (ages 6-8)

Please contact us to register.

Girls Connect

A place just for girls, where they can discover just how amazing and special they are, learning through art, chatting, and group activities. 

Aug 21st to Aug 25th, 2017 (daily) from 9:30 to 11am (ages 6-8)

Aug 28th to Sep 1st, 2017 (daily) from 9:30 to 11am (ages 9-12)

Sept 11th to Oct 23rd, 2017 (Mondays) from 3:30 to 4:30pm (ages 6-8)

Please contact us to register. 

Staying Connected

A safe environment for teen girls (ages 13 to 16) to talk about being a teenager and the struggles of growing into an adult. You are invited to be a part of community activities and talk about what's going on in your life. Topics may include: self-esteem, sexual health, self-harm, mental health and the use of drugs and alcohol. This group is drop-in and runs throughout the school year. This group is funded in part through CIBC.

Beginning September 14th, 2017 - Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:00pm

Please contact us to register.

Taking Care of You and Me

Learn to put the needs of others before your own! This anti-bullying group includes 4 sessions of relationship building activities, and 4 sessions working with seniors who have dementia. On Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30pm. 

Please contact us to register.

CHAOS (Creating Healthy Acceptance of Self)

It can feel a little chaotic being a young person. Learn how to be healthy, how to take care of yourself, how to communicate, and about your own personal growth through a variety of activities in the group, and in the community. This group is for youth aged 13-16

Date: Fall 2017 date to be announced

Please contact us to register.

Emotional Regulation

Are you having difficulty controlling your emotions and behaviours? This group helps youth learn and understand the relationship between their individual self, and their environment. It aims to replace problem behaviours with skillful behaviours. Learn about distress tolerance, and mindfulness among others. This group is for youth aged 15-18

Date: Fall 2017 date to be announced

 

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