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PEERS for Adolescents

PEERS for Adolescents (ages 13-18)

PEERS for Adolescents is a social skills program for individuals ages 13-18 years old interested in making and keeping friends. Teens and parents will attend weekly group sessions. Teens will learn through instruction, role-play with coaching, and group-based activities. Parents will attend a parent-group session that complements and directly supports their teen’s learning.

Participants can look forward to:

  • Using appropriate conversational skills
  • Using humor appropriately
  • Using electronic communication
  • Entering and exiting conversations
  • Being a good host during get-togethers
  • Being a good sport
  • Handling arguments and disagreements
  • Changing a bad reputation
  • Handling rumors and gossip
  • Handling rejection, teasing and bullying

2024 Schedule Information 

Sessions occur every Tuesday from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at SARRC’s Campus: 2225 N. 16th Street, Phoenix.

  • March 5 – June 4
  • August 13 – November 12

Funding Options

Enrollment Information

For more information on program dates or to register, please contact our Family Resource Team today at 602.606.9806 or online at

Teen Peer Mentor Volunteer Opportunity

Diversity adds to the program, and we invite peers to participate. Peers will be enrolled in the program and commit to the weekly sessions. We seek peers who value and want to practice teamwork, respect, collaboration, and learning.

SARRC's Family Resource Team is here to help:

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