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Charity

Deaf Children Australia

Project

Deaf Girls Circle

Region

Melbourne, VIC

Funding

$28,010

Funding Dates

2009

Deaf Children Australia has established a support group for deaf girls in Victoria aged 14 to 18 years. Deaf Girls Circle is a life issues forum and social group that connects these teenage girls for social purposes, to encourage confidence, resourcefulness and identity, develop their knowledge of life issues and foster skills of independence. Participants receive mentoring from older deaf women, life skills development and also participate in workshops that cover topics such as nutrition, body shape and staying safe.

For more information visit www.deafchildrenaustralia.org.au