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Event Calendar | 127 | Tree Of Life | Program For Young People | Bendigo | 2017 | Permanent Care and Adoptive Families - Early intervention support and training service that serves anyone with a personal or professional connection to permanent care, kinship (relative) care, foster care and adoption

Providing education and support to deliver better outcomes for children and families in permanent care and adoption

Tree of Life _ Program for young people _ Bendigo

Start: November 11 2017, 10:00am

End: November 12 2017, 3:00pm

Location: PepperGreen Farm, 40-44 Thunder Street, North Bendigo

Phone: 03 9020 1833


The Tree of Life program is designed to encourage children to engage in group-based activities with others around their lived experience.   

The  metaphor of a tree is used as the framework, to assist participants explore and speak about aspects of their lives (positive and challenging).  The Tree of Life encompasses:  roots (where did I come from), ground (where I live and what I do each day), trunk (special skills and abilities), branches (hopes and dreams), leaves (special people) and fruit (gifts).  

The sessions will be facilitated and supported by adults who have been specifically chosen and trained by PCA Families in the Tree of Life model.  Every adult holds a current Working with Children Check.  

Parents do not stay with their children, but are invited for a celebration of their children's work at 2.00pm on the Sunday afternoon.


Date        Saturday November 11 and Sunday November 12,

Time                10.00 am—3.00 pm (on both days)

Where              PepperGreen Farm, 40-44 Thunder Street, North Bendigo 


Cost                Generously funded by a grant from Matana Foundation and The R E Ross Trust