Kids Inspire Blog

All the latest news and views from Kids Inspire HQ

Westend legend ‘officially’ opens Hargrave House

Ruthie Henshall, our patron and supporter, last week opened our new home – Hargrave House in Great Baddow, In a ceremony that saw over 80 supporters, Essex Officials, Patron and Kids Inspire representatives enjoy a vintage afternoon tea, our headquarters was once again venue to a huge celebration! During the ribbon-cutting ceremony, Ruthie said: “Kids Read more about Westend legend ‘officially’ opens Hargrave House[…]

‘What’s it like to be me?’

A group of 10 young people came together recently for the private premiere screening of their mental health story – a story the group had written, acted, filmed and edited as a 16-week dramatherapy project. Screened at Chelmsford’s Everyman cinema, an audience made up of the project group; their families; funders; and Kids Inspire representatives Read more about ‘What’s it like to be me?’[…]

‘Kids Can Do It’ at High Chelmer, Chelmsford

High Chelmer in Chelmsford is set to welcome a local youth organisation to the shopping centre this weekend for an uplifting day of performances and talks to help raise awareness of the charity’s mission to empower vulnerable children in and around the city. Visitors to High Chelmer on Saturday 7 September will be treated to Read more about ‘Kids Can Do It’ at High Chelmer, Chelmsford[…]

Trailblazer for additional mental health services to come to Essex

BBC Essex (click for intro) spoke to Sue Bell yesterday about new funding that has come into county for Children and Young People in mid and south Essex. Essex Children and young people will be among the first to benefit from the ambitions of the Government’s Green Paper for Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Read more about Trailblazer for additional mental health services to come to Essex[…]

BBC Essex: All about Kids Inspire, Mentoring, and how to VOTE…

Sue Bell, CEO Clinical Director and Founder of Kids Inspire, were invited to the BBC Essex studios last night, along with Jane Bridgman-Smith – Volunteer Mentor and Kids Inspire Ambassador. Click below to listen in… Continuing their tour of Essex, BBC Essex featured the village of Sandon on their evening show, which Kids Inspire neighbours Read more about BBC Essex: All about Kids Inspire, Mentoring, and how to VOTE…[…]