Services for Children and Teenagers
ALARA provides services designed to support families in their caring role and a comprehensive range of age appropriate supports to assist your child to develop social and practical skills and increase their independence.
Support for Families
All families are different, so their requirement for support and assistance varies. ALARA will co-design at home support arrangements with you that best suits the needs of your family. This can include regular or flexible in-home respite, assistance with personal care or general domestic support. Our staff are experienced in working with children with complex needs.
Social and Community Activities
ALARA can assist your child on an individual basis to enjoy social and community activities experienced by young people of the same age. Every child will have different interests and aspirations so the support arrangements will be unique to your child. ALARA is currently supporting children and teenagers to attend their local martial arts, dancing, swimming and arts class and a range of sporting groups. Your child may be interest in support to learn to cook or catch public transport, increasing their general fitness, learning fish... the possibilites are limitless.
Social and Interest Groups
ALARA runs a range of groups and one off events for children and teenagers aimed at expanding their social networks and friendships of developing new skills. These groups are also open to siblings of the young person. To learn more, contact ALARA Intake on 07 3817 0600.
ALARA operates group activities on selected days over each school holiday period in the Lockyer area with services also available in Ipswich and Somerset on request. The program provides a great range of activities including excursions, stimulating skill-building activities and loads of fun. To join the mailing list, contact your local ALARA Centre or Intake on 07 3817 0600.