Bringing Hope and Healing to Children and Families in Hard Places

Support Groups and Programs

Connect (Men’s Group): Guys getting to know each other beyond thecasual and superficial; beyond „sports and weather‟. Brothers allowing themselves to be challenged and held to a higher standard than the world would dictate. Men being honest with each other about their struggles and shortfalls. Growing together toward Christlikeness, reaching our full potential as men of God. And all of this takes place in an atmosphere of love and acceptance, without judgment. For detailed information please contact Todd Kammerzell (615)429-7527 or  DATE AND PLACE TO BE DETERMINED

Depression Support Group: For families and friends of those with depression.  April 10, 2014, 6:00-7:30PM.  Meets at The Papillion Center

Out of Darkness (Women’s Support Group):  If you are coming out of a dark place, there’s nothing like sharing with other woman who are on the same path. Your dark place may be infidelity, betrayal, loss or disappointment. Out of Darkness is a place where you can experience connections, find real hope and realize emotional support as well as strengthened bonds of friendship and sisterhood in a safe and supportive environment. For more information: Gina Kammerzell (615) 498-2502  DATE AND PLACE TO BE DETERMINED

Broken Princess: Cutting to Cope:  “Cutting” is reaching epidemic proportions within the teenage girl population. If you or someone you know is using cutting as a coping technique, this two-day intensive is designed just for them.  May 2, 5-7pm, May 3 9am-12pm, Meets at The Papillion Center, Cost $139, Phone: 615-590-7213 E-mail: or

Power Tools for Living (13-18 Yrs Old):  This program is designed for any student who is going through a difficult time, struggling with making adjustments in their life or needs to work on intrapersonal skills and confidence. Space is limited. Contact the Papillion Center at 615-590-7213 or, a.s.a.p. to reserve your spot!  The program increases social and emotional resilience skills, goal-setting, conflict resolution, ability to self-correct and regulate, school attendance and grades, and decreases bullying and behavior problems. Power Tools for Living is a 5-week group curriculum designed by Dr. Robert and Nancy Magnelli, both EAGALA certified, and utilizes the EAGALA Model of Equine Assisted Learning. It is endorsed by EAGALA – the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association.  Dates: March 31, 2014; April 7, 2014; April 14, 2014; April 21, 2014; April 28, 2014, Cost $25/session, 4:00-5:30pm, Email: or call 615-590-7213.

Power Tools for Living (8-12 Yrs Old): See Power Tools description and contact information above.  Dates: June 2, June 9, June 16, June 23, June 30, Cost $25/session, 4:00-5:30pm

Power Tools for Living (Summer Camp):  June 16-20, 2014 – 7-12 yrs, July 14-18, 2014 – 13-18 yrs, Pre-registration Required TIME: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Email or call 615-590-7213.