Family

"It’s so important to remember that this work is making such a difference in these young men!"

"The B-Cool Program is awesome. Boys learn to trust. They are open with their feelings. Boys aren’t always free in that way. They are fully listened to and heard. The openness and honesty of the boys is noticeable. This has allowed them to make big shifts and focus on what they really want to do. It’s good that they notice their own changes, too. I hope other schools pick up on this great program."

"I've improved my listening, sharing and patience. I share my feelings and ways not to get angry."

"We are ardent believers in this program. It’s giving boys an incentive. The credit system works well. The boys feel they have a safe place in the group, where they feel heard. Without the program, boys wouldn’t have had time to reflect. It’s good for them to have good male role models with positive influence. It’s a positive learning experience that makes the boys feel valued. They are getting strategies for life."

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STORIES

TO SHARE

Young people and families have many stories to share about how they are creating positive and lasting change in their lives. Their greatness is showing up in their relationships, homes and communities.

Some of the New Zealand schools that have supported boys and families through our programs are shown here:

  • Glen Eden Intermediate 
  • Glen Eden School
  • Glendene School
  • Glenfield Primary School
  • Hato Petera College
  • Henderson School
  • Henderson South School
  • Jean Batten School
  • Kaitoke School
  • Kelston Intermediate
  • Merivale School
  • New Lynn School
  • Northcote Intermediate
  • Onepoto School
  • Pomaria Primary School
  • Ponsonby Intermediate
  • Ponsonby Primary School
  • Rutherford College
  • Sir Douglas Bader Intermediate School
  • St Leonards Road School
  • Sherwood School
  • Target Road School
  • Te Atatu Intermediate
  • Upper Harbour Primary School
  • Wairau Intermediate
  • Willow Park School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please visit our Gallery, and peruse our Media page for videos and articles in which their stories are shared.