Rainbows is a structured programme for children aged 5-11 (primary school age), who are experiencing loss of any kind such as:
Rainbows is a structured programme to help children talk through their feelings with other children who are experiencing loss in their family. The Rainbows programme helps by providing a safe setting with adult facilitators and materials, journals, storybooks, games and creative activities to help lead them gently through the grieving process.
The children learn to develop trust, express their feelings, be heard and valued and work together as part of a group.Some of the themes we follow in the Rainbows programme are:
The children can be referred to us by parents themselves or schools. This service is free to the families and schools as we have received funding through Calderdale’s Local Transformation Plan, to support this project. If you would like more information please contact Andrea Turpin, Children’s Co-ordinator on 01422 300457 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find more about the Rainbows Bereavement Support GB programme here. http://www.rainbowsgb.org/about-us