The NESPN CLC strives to provide flexible learning options clients with a variety of choices when it comes to their individual development.
This program aims to engage young people to discover their inner self by working with the community on group projects using recycled materials. Art Attack is a supportive and safe place for young people to engage and explore their creative abilities with the aim of exhibiting and displaying their projects to the community. The space also provides the option for individuals to work self-paced on their own pieces.
Art Attack comes with a volunteer experience at our West Care Centre where young people are given the opportunity to work in our Aboriginal homeless service and art studio Fly Bird Fly.
G.A.M.E – Gaming, Anime, Mentoring and Engagement
Focuses on building self-confidence, social skills and creativity by using pop cultural references within the realm of gaming, anime and board games. Young people enjoy interacting together through a variety of social activities including; Uno, Jenga, outdoor activities like Bocce, Kube and badminton, minute to win it challenges, Karaoke and many more!
This program aims to support young people in gaining the skills required to be work ready, this includes identifying personality styles, career aspirations along with interactive experiences in interviewing and volunteering. This program will be supported by our social enterprise the Bean Buggy a mobile coffee cart managed and run by our young people. Young people will be given the opportunity to interview and manage the coffee cart. With the opportunity for regular volunteering at site along with event and expos.
Soul Good is a program aimed to engage young people in the areas of general health and wellbeing; with a strong focus on things that are ‘good for the soul’. The program will start with a short walk; getting the young people out and about in their community, followed by a discussion surrounding the week’s chosen topic, and followed by cooking a meal together as a group. Included in this program is the opportunity to volunteer at our West Care Homeless centre, young people will have the opportunity to work in a commercial kitchen and support our workers to prepare meals for the homeless.
Where’s Your Head @?
Where’s your head at (WYHA), is a strengths-based well-being engagement program aimed at supporting young people to develop emotional regulation, increased self-esteem and improve social skills. Wellbeing topics will include mental health, relationships, safety, emotions and self-growth, linked together with regular mindfulness practices.
The Duke of Ed
A program aimed at connecting young people to their community by developing leadership skills through engagement in a range of activities. Students identify goals that the work to achieve through a self-directed program reaching Bronze, Silver or Goal Award levels. By completing 13 hours of activity in each category; physical fitness, learn a new skill, service and attend and adventurous Journey, students are able to earn SACE points while having fun!