Barnardo’s Summer Resilience Sessions

Believe in Children - logoBarnardo’s Connect Service Shropshire are delivering a number of resilience groups for children & young people aged 4 -18 years with additional needs, but who do not receive a service from the Disabled Children’s Team.  The sessions will take place during August at The Lantern in Shrewsbury.  The groups will aim to help your child/young person increase their confidence and self esteem through a range of planned sessions.  If you would like to know more about these sessions or to book a place please call Vicky Campbell on 01743 248094.  There are a limited number of spaces so please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Details below:

  • Group 1          Monday 12th – Friday 16th August. 10am – 12 noon (5 sessions)
  • Group 2          Monday 12th – Thursday 15th August. 1.30pm – 3.30pm (4 sessions)
  • Group 3          Monday 19th, Tuesday 20th, Thursday 21st and Friday 23rd              Thursday 29th  August. 10am – 12 noon (5 sessions)
  • Group 4          Monday 19th, Tuesday 20th, Thursday 21st and Thursday 29th August. 1.30pm – 3.30pm (4 sessions)

Venue: The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Harlescott, Shrewsbury SY1 4NG

 

Parent comments from previous sessions include:

“Many thanks for the course, he got so much out of it and really enjoyed it; it seems to have really helped him.”

“It really served to give him a boost and make him feel happier and more confident about himself.”

“It has been a wonderful opportunity for him, he initially would not go to the group and now is disappointed it has finished.”

Children/Young people’s comments from previous sessions include:

“I feel more positive about myself.”

“Please start it again, I loved it – it was discotastic.”

“Would love to continue if it was possible.”

“I made new friends.”

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Barnardo’s Connect Service

Believe in Children - logoBarnardo’s Connect Service are looking for more volunteers. Anyone out there who is interested in making a difference and supporting children with additional needs please get in touch.  Barnardo’s particularly need volunteers in the Oswestry area and volunteers who are available after school, during school holidays and weekends.

Barnardo’s Connect Service also want to hear from parents/carers of children and young people with additional needs (or anyone who is working with a child/young person with additional needs) that would like support for their child/young person to access an activity or receive support with improving their confidence and self-esteem.

For further information please get in touch by calling the Barnardo’s office on 01743 248094 or email shropshire.project@barnardos.org.uk

Please Note: Children & young people who are already receiving assessed services from the Disabled Children’s Team are unable to access the Barnardo’s Connect Service.