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South Coast Social Skills - PEERS® Social Skills Program for Teens starts in August

Welcome to South Coast Social Skills, a social skills program for teens and young adults, supporting you to make friends and improve your social connections.

Date: 16 August, 2024
Time: 09:30am - 11:00am
Cost: NDIS participants may be able to use their funding to cover the cost of the program.
Ages: 13 - 17/18 years



Thirroul Community Centre & Library, 352-358 Lawrence Hargrave Drive
Thirroul, New South Wales, 2515

South Coast Social Skills is based near Wollongong NSW and runs the PEERS social skills program for young adults and teens. PEERS® is an effective, evidence-based social skills program suitable for young people experiencing social difficulties relating to ASD, ADHD, anxiety, depression and/or other developmental disorders.

The PEERS® for Teens Social Skills Programs (for Teens 13 - 17/18 yrs begins in August 2024 - further details below. This program will support you to gain the skills and confidence to make and keep friends and boost your social life and connections.

PEERS® for Teens 14 Week Social Skills Programs will begin on Saturday 16 August! Get a headstart and enrol today!

This next PEERS® for Teens (13 - 17/18 years) program will be held at Thirroul Community Centre/Library on Saturday mornings from 9.30am - 11am.

PEERS® is a successful evidence based social skills program which supports teens to learn the skills to make and keep friends and to improve their social connections.  The program also looks at ways in which teens can manage difficult social situations such as bullying, teasing and disagreements.

  • Each week the group meet for 90 minutes in a safe and friendly environment to discuss, learn, and practice how to manage some of the trickier elements of making and developing lasting friendships.
  • Parents and caregivers will have the opportunity to join a weekly 60 minutes Zoom meeting with other parents and caregivers to discuss the program content, ask questions, share success stories and talk through concerns.
  • NDIS participants may be able to use their funding to cover the cost of the program.
  • Click here to learn and access more about the PEERS® program.

For more information and pricing or to enrol in the program, please contact Victoria on 0419 890 019 or email [email protected] or you can reach out to Victoria online here.