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. Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:30pm

Sep 12 to Oct 17, 2017 (ages 9-12)

Oct 24 to Dec 5, 2017 (ages 6-8)

Jan 9 to Feb 6, 2018 (*boys only* ages 9-12)

Feb 13 to Mar 13, 2018 (ages 6-8)

Apr 3 to May 8, 2018 (ages 9-12)

May 15 to Jun 19, 2018 (ages 6-8)

Please contact us to register.


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. Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30pm.

Sept 13 to Oct 18, 2017 (ages 6-8)

Feb 7 to Mar 14, 2018 (ages 9-12)

Apr 4 to May 9, 2018 (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. Mondays from 3:30 to 4:30pm. 

Sept 11 to Oct 23, 2017 (ages 6-8)

Oct 30 to Dec 11, 2017 (ages 9-12)

Jan 8 to Feb 5, 2018 (ages 6-8)

Feb 19 to Mar 12, 2018, (ages 9-12)

Apr 9 to May 14, 2018 (ages 6-8)

May 28 to Jun 25, 2018 (ages 9-12)

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 self-referred and 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 Brooke for more information (250) 545-3572

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. 

Oct 25 to Dec 13, 2017 (ages 9-12)

Jan 10 to Feb 28, 2018 (ages 9-12)

May 2 to Jun 20, 2018 (ages 9-12)

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: Oct 2017 and Feb 2018

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