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.
Download a handy free Carefree Kids calendar showing Waltham Forest school dates. There’s also a version without school dates. Click here for your 2015 Calendar.
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. This video is hosted on YouTube. Carefree Kids is not responsible for any other material shown by YouTube and cannot control suggestions that YouTube may make of other videos to watch.
‘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)
Parent to our social work student
‘Carefree Kids were so easy to talk to, they listened and gave so much support, becoming very much a friend.’ (May 2011)
Attendee at our summer study day
‘Thank you for a great study day. It was really interesting and inspiring. It was nice to meet other people connected to CFK and I enjoyed being outside on such a nice day.’ (July 2011)