Support Groups for Siblings of Persons with Disability

Sapport Social Work Services facilitate support groups for adults who have a sibling with a disability. The support group, gives the opportunity to siblings of persons with disability to share their experiences and feelings. Th​e agenda of these sessions includes imparting information regarding various topics of interest related to disability.​

Aims: 

The aim of this group is to provide time and opportunity for adult siblings to express their experiences and feelings, thus learning from each other’s experiences. A number of topics are covered and even guest speakers are invited to provide more knowledge on the topic.

​Some of the topics that are covered are:
  • the impact on life decisions​
  • ​​family relationships in respect of the member with disability
  • ​sibling’s feelings
  • how to take care of oneself 
  • available services​
  • legal implications regarding disability​​

Who can apply: 

​All adults (18+) who have siblings with disability can apply for these workshops.

How to apply:
 
Fill in and submit the application online  ​- MT - EN​

or

Download application  - MT - EN​​

Application must then be sent to:    
                                     
Aġenzija  Sapport
Social Work Services
Triq Patri Gwann Azzopardi
Santa Venera SVR 1614  
Considering the sensitivity of the group it is of utmost importance that the participants start to attend as from the initial stages. No new participants will be introduced after the second session.

These groups are free of charge and are led by professional Social Workers. ​​

For more information click here​


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