Carefree Kids is a children’s charity based in the London Borough of Waltham Forest

Since 2004 we have been providing emotional support to children, teenagers and their parents and carers.

We use non-directive therapeutic play, art therapy, dramatherapy and dance/movement therapy to help release troubling emotions that may be difficult to communicate verbally or in other ways.



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Latest news

Local teenagers raise £338 for Carefree Kids in just a few hours

The Challenge fundraising on Walthamstow MarketTen local teenagers recruited through The Challenge — a charity that runs youth and community programmes with the aim of mixing diverse groups of people with each other — raised £338 for Carefree Kids in just a few hours this summer — money that will go towards buying a new laptop for Carefree Kids’ training work. Read more …

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See our two videos, made for us at no charge by Chime Communications.

Student on placement with us

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We are really privileged to work with Carefree Kids. Other students are envious of our placement. (October 2011)

Parent and volunteer with Carefree Kids

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‘I do not believe I would have the relationships I have with my own children if I had not been taught a different way and to view children in a different light.’  (April 2011)

Enquiring prospective volunteer

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Everyone speaks so highly of Carefree Kids, people at Uni and on Google. (January 2012)