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Community Based Life Skills – Ages 14 – 17 Years Old


March 9 @ 10:00 am June 15 @ 12:00 pm

Brooklyn/Danielson – The program will meet in both Danielson in Brooklyn. Below is the meeting schedule.

31 Tiffany Street, Brooklyn, CT 06234 : March 9th, 23rd, April 6th, 20th, May 4th, 18th, June 1st, 15th

181 Main Street, Danielson, CT 06239 : March 16th, 30th, April 13th, 27th, May 11th, 25th, June 8th

NOW and Brooklyn Parks & Rec presents Community Based Life Skills Program. This Community-Based Life Skills Program is designed to empower youth ages 14 to 17 by providing them with essential skills and knowledge to navigate various aspects of life. We will cover all aspects of life skills to enhance personal growth, resilience, and overall well-being, while also fostering a sense of belonging and connection within the community. Through workshops, group activities, and support networks, children can develop the practical tools and confidence needed to thrive in their personal lives, contribute to their communities, and achieve their goals.

The program will focus on education in the following 20 domains:

The 20 domains are as follows:

  1. Money management
  2. Food management
  3. Personal Appearance & Hygiene
  4. Home Management
  5. Housing
  6. Emergency & Safety Skills
  7. Health & Wellness
  8. Educational Planning
  9. Job Seeking
  10. Anger, Stress & Coping Skills
  11. Safe relationships
  12. Knowledge of community resources
  13. Permanency
  14. Job Maintenance Skills
  15. Interpersonal skills
  16. Online safety
  17. Transportation education (rules of the road, car maintenance, etc)
  18. Management of appointments
  19. Parenting & Childcare
  20. Legal Skills

Use the registration form below to register for the Life Skills Program