The teenagers themselves say that the Farm is a place for solidarity for teens going through hard times and difficult situation.
Teen support group starts on September 5 and will be held each Thursday 7 – 8:15 p.m. The group is self-run by teens through the guidance of a licensed professional, Erika Reimers (LICSW), with the use of animals and the Farm Based Therapy model.
Cost of the Group is $40 per week. To join the group, please, contact the Site Director Megan Moran at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Group for NEUROLOGICALLY atypical individuals
For adolescents ages 12-20 with mild to moderate impairment in social functioning due to Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental disabilities, or communication disorders. Participants will:
- Learn and practice social skills to make and keep friends
- Complete group and independent tasks to practice working together and independently
- Learn to care for animals and plants to experience regulatory effects of engaging with animals and natural world
- Create art projects to engage creativity
May also be appropriate for other clients- please contact to see if this group is appropriate for your child.
Cultivate Care Farm is also offering a group for LGBTQ teenagers. Please call (978) 618-1144 for more information about their programs.