These programmes aim to break the negative trends and patterns experienced within the community by providing the emotional and behavioural soft skills to allow our children to thrive and build a hopeful future.
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THE INTERDISCIPLINARY BUTTERFLY HOUSE TEAM
Occupational Therapist (Team lead)
Social Auxiliary Worker
Youth and Childcare Worker
Early Childhood Development worker (ECD)
Our Social Skills Programmes
Gentlemen and Fairladies
It is a life skills program that focuses on gender fairness, social behavior and self worth to prepare our children for the big world.
Family History research
It is a personal discovery to facilitate family communication and provide a sense of understanding and belonging.
Art and Crafts
It is a program that allow our children to socialize and be creative in an informal manner while learning and sharing skills.
Dancing, Drama and Poetry
The aim of these programs is to provide alternative forms of self expression and recreation.
Recreation and Outings
A variety of activities that promote health and wellness, social interaction and expand your horizons.
Activities: hiking, outings, movies, games, sport, dancing, recycling.
Community care program
This program aims to introduce self care, caring for others, the environment through acts of kindness.
Activities: responding to love languages, community gardening, recycling, community care for those in need or lonely
GENDER FAIRNESS ACTIVITIES
Gender fairness has been a pursuit of Butterfly House as the community and our history is rather patriarchal with obvious distinctions between the roles of men and woman. This is a role reversal activity. A young man is doing the nails and massaging the hands of a young lady. It causes a lot of giggles but the message is very clear and well understood and provides a great introduction to deal with other gender specific behaviour.
109 Breda Street (Head Office)
Cnr of Sunmaid and Rainbows End,
PO Box 6130, Paarl 7620
Tel: (021) 872 4060
Emergency: 082 200 4221