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NEW: Specialist Counselling Service for children and young people (Mid-Essex and Castle Point and Rochford) –

On 1 August Kids Inspire became part of a new partnership offering: ‘Specialist Counselling Service for children and young people’ commissioned by the NHS and local CCGs. Communications issued to GPs and other local organisations, from the local CCGs, said: “As part of our response to Covid-19, and the increase in demand for mental health Read more about NEW: Specialist Counselling Service for children and young people (Mid-Essex and Castle Point and Rochford) –[…]

Walk a virtual family fun walk for Kids Inspire

The 2-5k annual ‘Fun Walk’ has gone virtual for 2020 and we’d love it if you’ll walk for Kids Inspire…  Click to register or find out more Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the organisers of the Barleylands Fun Walk have announced that the 19th annual event will now be a virtual event which will run through September. Families can take on the challenge Read more about Walk a virtual family fun walk for Kids Inspire[…]

The ‘New Normal’ meeting the learning and mental wellness needs of children and young people

We already know that things cannot and will not go back to normal by themselves, so what does the ‘new normal’ that meets the learning and mental wellness needs of children and young people look like? Research shows that moving from a fear-induced state follows a trajectory of aggression and violence or shutdown and depression. Read more about The ‘New Normal’ meeting the learning and mental wellness needs of children and young people[…]

Virtual Family Quiz

***JOIN US JOIN US JOIN US*** We’re really excited to invite you to our virtual family quiz: Presented by BBC Essex presenter and Kids Inspire Trustee, Dave Monk. Test your knowledge and join in the fun.Play as an individual (£3) or as a family (£10) the choice is yours. Wednesday 24 June7:15pm (for a 7:30pm start) To book, please click Read more about Virtual Family Quiz[…]

Kids Inspire receives the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Today we are delighted to announce that Kids Inspire has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service thanks to the support we receive from all our amazing volunteers. The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own Read more about Kids Inspire receives the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service[…]

‘Team Work’ challenge: 540KM

Being active, working together and helping others improves mental health: Launching in Mental Health Awareness Week we’d like to set another fundraising challenge… a ‘Team Work’ challenge to run/ walk/ race/ cycle 540KM to raise £540 to pay for the running of Kids Inspire for a day. Stay active, work together (social distancing applies!) to Read more about ‘Team Work’ challenge: 540KM[…]