Growing Through Grief – Te Puke

Growing Through Grief – Te Puke

Growing Through Grief is a social service of the Anglican Diocese of Waiapu, providing programmes in the areas of change, loss, and grief.

The principal activity of Growing Through Grief is the delivery of the Seasons for Growth® range of evidence-based peer support change, loss, and grief educational programmes. These programmes aim to strengthen the social and emotional wellbeing and help people learn that they are not alone in dealing with the effects of change and offer help in understanding their experience and attend well to their grief.

Children/Young People Programmes:

Run termly, once a week for 1 hour, for 8 or 9 weeks.
These are run either in some schools or in afterschool locations.

Adult Programmes:

Exploring the Seasons of Grief
Run at various times of the year, 4 sessions, 2.5 hours per session.

Parent/Whānau Workshops:

Supporting your child following the death of someone they love
Supporting our child following a separation or divorce
Run at various times in the year, 1-2 sessions, 2.5 hours per session.

Professional Development Seminar:

Understanding Change, Loss, and Grief
Run at various times in the year, 3.5-hour seminar.

Life Threatening Illness (LTI) program:

A four-session peer support program for children and young people who are living in a family of someone who is unwell.
Run at various times either in school or afterschool locations.

All programmes/workshops/seminars have an enrolment process.

Locations: Tauranga, Te Puke, Ōpōtiki, Whakatāne, Rotorua, Taupō, Tairāwhiti, Hawkes’s Bay, Central Hawke’s Bay, Tararua.

Volunteering Opportunities:

Training is offered to suitable people who may like to become volunteer facilitators.

 

Services

Family services
Early Childhood Services
Grief services
Older people’s programmes
After school programmes
Counselling
Social Work

Services

Family services
Early Childhood Services
Grief services
Older people’s programmes
After school programmes
Counselling
Social Work