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.
Ten 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 …
New videos added
See our two videos, made for us at no charge by Chime Communications.
‘CFK has been a real success this year, not only for S, but for others as well, if the feedback from parents was anything to go by.’ (June 2011)
‘It has been a fantastic experience volunteering with Carefree Kids. There are challenges but it’s also been rewarding when I have seen a change in a child, I have learnt so much.’ (July 2011)
Child to volunteer
“Why didn’t you come in Year 2? My life started when you came”