The following is a list and description of groups offered:

  • Friendship--Develop positive relationships with peers, learn and practice communication and listening skills.
  • Stress, It's Manageable--Learn to identify stressors, learn relaxation techniques and manage/control your stress.
  • Changing Families--Meet with other students whose families are changing due to divorce/separated parents or blended families.  Will focus on belonging to and communicating as a family.
  • Keeping Your Cool--Help students identify anger triggers and practice ways to express anger appropriately.
  • SOS--An opportunity to talk with others concerning the drug use of someone close to them (friends or family).  Identify and practice coping skills.
  • Coping with Illness--Sharing your feelings and concerns when a family member is seriously ill.  Learn and practice coping skills.
  • Duty Calls--Talk with others about your feelings when a family member is in the military and away from home.  Find ways to stay connected.
  • Girl Power or Da Guys--Discover ways to become more confident.  Learn assertiveness skills, problem solving and decision making techniques with a group of all girls or all boys.
  • It's Just ADD/ADHD--Explore how ADD/ADHD affects individuals.  Discover ways to use strengths to succeed in school and life.
  • While They're Away--Talk with others about what it is like to have a family member who is in prison or jail.
  • Sib Shop--Meet with other students to discuss having a sibling who is disabled.
  • The Truth About  Substance Abuse--Take a look at the use of nicotine or alcohol and other substances.  Discuss reasons for starting, health complications, and refusal skills.
  • There's a Hole in My Life--Meet with others who have experienced the death of someone close to them.  Discuss emotions involved in grieving and positive ways of dealing with them.
  • 6%--Meet and support other minority students.  Celebrate differences and problem solve concerns.
  • Roots & Wings--Meet and support other students who are not living with their biological parents.
  • Strength--Support and connect with other students living with domestic violence.
  • Brothers and Sisters--Connect with other students experiencing conflicts with their siblings.
  • I Feel Better Now--Receive support after a traumatic experience.
  • The Truth about Tobacco--Take a look at the use of nicotine.  Discuss reasons for starting, health complications and refusal skills.
  • True Colors--For youth who identify as LGBTQ and want a safe space to openly talk about their experiences, fears and to express themselves freely.
  • Voyagers Community Learning Center
  • 140 W Elm Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
  • Phone: (715) 726-2416
  • Fax: (715) 726-2799