Sell-out concert kick-starts urgent fundraising campaign

Alexander Baillie and John Thwaites

Concert goers packed the magnificent dining hall of Forest School on Saturday 9 June 2012 to enjoy a charity fundraising concert ‘From Heart to the Heart’ given by world renowned cellist Alexander Baillie, accompanied on piano by John Thwaites. Continue reading Sell-out concert kick-starts urgent fundraising campaign

Friends of Carefree Kids launched

Friends of Carefree Kids launch

We are thrilled by the launch of Friends of Carefree Kids on 16 April 2011.

The event, held at the Quaker Meeting House in Leytonstone, was an overwhelming success and there was standing room only.

Sir Richard Bowlby, our patron, discussed his father’s acclaimed work on attachment theory and how this continues to be developed to better serve children’s needs for healthy emotional development.  Continue reading Friends of Carefree Kids launched

Carefree Kids wins health and well-being award

Sally Gunnell and Ros Kane at the 2010 London Borough of Waltham Forest Love Your Borough Awards

Carefree Kids were winners in the 2010 London Borough of Waltham Forest Love Your Borough Awards

Ros Kane accepted the award for the Health and Well-being category from the Olympic gold-medallist, Sally Gunnell. Continue reading Carefree Kids wins health and well-being award

Welcome to Carefree Kids

Carefree Kids table cloth

Carefree Kids is a children’s charity based in Waltham Forest, London and working in Waltham Forest and neighbouring boroughs.

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.