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 …
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See our two videos, made for us at no charge by Chime Communications.
Student on placement with us
We are really privileged to work with Carefree Kids. Other students are envious of our placement. (October 2011)
Parent and volunteer with Carefree Kids
‘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
Everyone speaks so highly of Carefree Kids, people at Uni and on Google. (January 2012)