There is a rising number of children in care. On the 31st of March 2016, it was recorded that there were 70,440 children in the care of local authorities in England.
A lot of children in care may not have had the opportunity or positive role models to teach them the essential life skills they need to achieve their full potential in life.
More than 50% of children in care are aged 13 and over. The teenage years are extremely important for self development and is a critical time to gather the skills to thrive in society.
Victorious People run a 10 week life skills programme for young people in care aged 15-18 across London and Hertfordshire. Life skills is a set of basic skills acquired that enable individuals to effectively handle issues and problems commonly encountered in daily life.
They can include health and wellbeing, personal and social awareness, problem solving, critical thinking, decision-making, creativity and the ability to communicate.
Having life skills is an essential part of being able to meet the challenges of everyday life, which young people need to prosper.
The programme is a 10 week programme, ran once a week for 2.5 hours and includes:
This programme aims to offer the life skills for these young people to be able to:
Please contact Nichole Donoher-Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07397 908 709 to find out more about this programme, location and dates.
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