Circles of Friends or Circles of Support have been in every society since the dawn of time.
It is about how we take care of each other in families and communities. It is the ‘structure’ of our relationships. In Western societies, as wealth and mobility have increased, we are increasingly isolated from one another. We need to remember old
Circles of Friends is about this kind of
Most of us are not good at admitting this truth, so we need a hand. Noticing who is in your life from time to time, and then being more intentional about trying to connect and reconnect with the people we need to be with to have healthy lives.
These books, videos and overheads explore the incredible simplicity and paradoxically the enormous complexity of building and sustaining a circle of support so we can all live full lives.
Charting Circles of Support – simple instructions
Download this template from the PATH & MAPS Workbook – page 21. Use it to review your ‘network of support’ – the people in your life – regularly.
Download this template from PATH & MAPS Handbook. page 53 Use it to review your ‘network of support’ – the people in your life – regularly.
Participation through Support Circles – Judith Snow
Circles of Support (Friends) – a story from a classroom – Marsha Forest & Jack Pearpoint
Circles of Support Overheads
These overheads have been used to explain the concept of circles of support; that we all need people – and the strategy to find them “fill circles” is to fill the third circle – the circle of participation in organizations, activities, interests – where you meet people!
Circle of Friends Template download
Empty Circles of Friends – download
Full Circles – Circle of Friends download
What are We Learning about Circles of Support – ebook$0.00
All My Life’s a Circle (Spanish) – ebook$0.00
One Candle Power$25.00
INCLUSION CLASSICS BOOK Bundle$25.00
Toda a Minha Vida É Um Círculo- ebook$0.00
Dream Catchers and Dolphins: Reaching Out in a Time of Crisis$10.00
Who’s Drawing the Lines? – Judith Snow$20.00
Hints for Graphic Facilitators$25.00
Waddie Welcome and the Beloved Community$25.00
Now in One Book: From Behind the Piano Snow Pearpoint$20.00
Circles of Friends$25.00
Celebrating the Ordinary: The Emergence of Options in Community Living as a Thoughtful Organization$20.00
Members of Each Other$25.00
All My Life’s a Circle$20.00