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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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)
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)
‘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)