LGBTQ Support Group for Youth

Join us on Friday, June 28, for a new support group for LGBTQ young adults, ages 16-24.

This group will be driven by members’ needs and aims to be a safe space to explore identity and interpersonal relationships that can span family, friends, co-workers, and significant others.  

The group is led by Suzanne MacPhail, M.Ed., LMHC, EAGALA Certified Licensed Mental Health Specialist. The co-leader is Rah Landry.

This group will run for eight weeks on Fridays, from 6 to 7 pm at the Farm (401 Main Street, Bolton, MA).

For questions or additional information contact Rah Landry at Rah.Landry10@gmail.com 

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Crafting Friendships

This is a social skills group for children who are 8-12 years old. Our goal is to provide a fun, unique setting where kids will learn to enhance their social skills. Group members will learn how to positively interact with others while building self-esteem. During the summer, the farm is offering “drop-in” sessions where group members can join as their schedule permits. Each session will be centered around a craft and the group will discuss topics related to self-esteem.

Group will be Tuesday nights from 5:00-6:15 pm. Cost of Group: $30 + $5 supply fee

August 13th: Weaving a Bookmark

August 20th: Needle Felting a Magnet

August 27th: Weaving small Wall Hanging

Please sign up the Sunday before each group. The “drop-in” sessions cannot run with less than 5 group members. To sign Up, Please Contact Site Director Megan Moran at mmoran@cultivatefarms.org

Meet the Group Leader:

Emma is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has always enjoyed crafting and is excited to combine her two interests. Emma has recently enjoyed exploring weaving,needle felting, knitting, and other fiber arts. Emma has been working in Massachusetts for the past 3 years with children, adolescents, and adults to help them with their mental health needs.  Emma is pictured here with her dog, Teddy, who likes to pretend that yarn is a dog toy.

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