About Kids Inspire
Kids Inspire helps disadvantaged young people turn their lives around and gives them back their future.
We support young people across Essex who are at an educational, social and/or economic disadvantage resulting from trauma or emerging mental health issues. For example they may have experienced sexual or domestic abuse, separation anxiety or significant loss.
Many young people are referred to Kids Inspire because other support agencies consider them ‘too complex’ to help. Thanks to the specialist services we are able to offer, Kids Inspire has assisted Social Care in closing numerous cases.
* Individual therapy (e.g. clinically proven counselling, Arts Psychotherapy, complementary therapies and talking therapy). This service accounts for 60% of provision.
* Coaching (support to improve emotional health and mental well being)
* Mentoring (support and guidance on a one-to-one basis, provided by trained volunteers)
* Group work (e.g. Kids Who Lunch Club during the school holidays for children entitled to free school meals; Dramatherapy and Filmmaking)
Details on our current projects can be found here and below.
Coaching & Mentoring – coping strategies or one to one support to listen, guide and encourage.
Kids who Lunch Club – local community outreach activities run during school holidays.
The GROW project – supporting primary age children with educational and therapeutic support.
What is it like to be me? – a group Dramatherapy and film making project.
Who’s in Charge?
Reclaiming Lives – combining therapy with other specialist intervention to create bespoke treatment plans.
Tracey Mead Project
Brentwood Schools Project
Current training courses
In addition to our projects we also provide the following training courses;
Mind Moves– emotional and physical well-being training for school age children (currently being piloted).