Armidale Family Support Service offers a number of programs in Walcha, contact details are to the right. The groups below are run on Thursdays and 2015 groups are:
- Housemaid Easy – May 7, 14, 21 & 28
- Being Assertive – July 2, 9, 16 & 23
- Being Me – August 6 & 13
- Healthy Eating – September 3, 10 & 17
Other programs that can be offered in Walcha include:
- Strong Mob Workshops (in joint partnership with New England Medicare Local) . These workshops have guest speakers who discuss relevant issues for families. The next Strong Mob workshop in Uralla is on March 9, 2015 and will centre on Otitis Media, Women’s Health and a Dietician. For more information pleas see the STRONG MOB page.
- The HIPPY (Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters) for parents of children in the year before they start school. This international program helps children get a good start in school, is voluntary and free for families. Please see the HIPPY page for more information.
- Uralla Tigers Supported Playgroup – Mondays during term time . Please see the PLAYGROUPS page for more information.
- Triple P – Positive Parenting Program. For parents of children aged 3 – 8 years, this program can help with a specific problem, or provide tips on parenting, child development and behaviour. For more information please see the TRIPLE P page.
- Keeping Children Safe. This 6 week parent education program is designed to promote the care and protection of children and young people. For more information please see the KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE page.
- 123 Magic and Emotion Coaching.This program offers parents and other interested caregivers a simple and gentle-but-firm approach to managing the behaviour of 2 to 12 year olds. For more information please see the 123 MAGIC AND EMOTION COACHING page.
AFSS has a focus on providing programs that meet the needs of our community and adds to our available programs when appropriate. Please link to our FACEBOOK page to stay up to date with what we are currently offering.