Youth

Selwyn Launch Group

Selwyn Launch Group is a group set up by Parents of children with disabilities to support families in the Selwyn District and try and bring services to the Selwyn District as the majority of events meant travelling into Christchurch.

Main activities and services

Selwyn Launch Group supports young people with disabilities who are in their final years of schooling, or who have left school, in the Selwyn District, and their families, by hosting social events for the young people with disabilities and information events for parents/caregivers. Some of the social events for the young people have been discos, games afternoons, movies etc. Information evenings for parents/caregivers have included topics such as supported living, services available in the Selwyn Community, work opportunities for people with disabilities in the Selwyn area and any other needs identified in the Selwyn district.

Additional Information

Selwyn Launch Group have a Committee who meet quarterly to plan events and discuss any issues identified for people with disabilities in the Selwyn District and always welcome new families to contact us.