SpiritWorks Foundation

Center for Recovery of the Soul

Children and Youth

Children’s Recovery Program, CFAR (Children of Families at Risk)

The Children of Families at Risk program is a curriculum based education program for children and youth grades 1-12 growing up in families with, or at risk for, alcoholism or other drug addictions. Courses are led by specially trained adult educators and require group attendance and participation of the children and youth involved. CFAR empowers children and youth to feel safe, to develop resiliency, and to be supported.

Download a PDF of our CFAR brochure for youth recovering from the family disease of addiction

Download a PDF of our CFAR brochure for youth recovering from the family disease of addiction


CFAR Recovery Flag Project

To preserve, care for, and use the Recovery Flag to foster healing, heighten awareness, and inspire action in the struggle against alcoholism and other drug addiction. To provide a creative means for hope and healing, to effectively illustrate the enormity of the addiction epidemic, to increase awareness of the disease of addiction throughout the general public, to assist others in providing education on the prevention of addiction, and to raise funds for community-based children’s programs. Children's recovery flag, SpiritWorks Foundation, Williamsburg, VA

Youth Ambassador Program

SpiritWorks Foundation Youth Program, Williamsburg, VA The Youth Ambassador Program is for youth ages 13 – 18 with an interest in developing leadership and life skills that will assist to break the intergenerational cycle of addiction. After completing the CFAR program, Youth Ambassadors join a peer-to-peer group that utilizes hands-on activities. These activities are designed to improve communication, teach stress management skills, increase self-esteem, build resilience and foster community service.

SpiritWorks Foundation Youth Summer Camp

SpiritWorks Foundation Youth Camp, Williamsburg, VA The purpose of the SpiritWorks Foundation Youth Camp is to provide youth (ages 9—13)whose lives have been touched by addiction with the opportunity to feel safe, feel supported, and develop life skills that promote resiliency while in the camp environment. This five-day overnight camp is filled with fun, friends, leadership, learning, swimming, and campfires.

Dates:   August 15 – 19, 2011

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