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We improve the mental health and wellbeing outcomes of local children and young people
We are a not-for-profit Community Interest Company which provides Creative Counselling and Play Therapy for children and young people aged 4-16 years.
We provide sessions to local families, and offer free or low cost sessions to families who are on low incomes or benefits, and living in social housing.
We also offer a wide range of services and products which foster and enable good mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Don't just take our word for it!
Follow the link to read some of our fantastic feedback from children and young people, families, as well as local schools and organisations...
Read on to find out more...
or follow the link straight to our services and products pages to see what we can do for you in more detail.
What we do
Our work is person-centred and child-led - each child and young person is at the heart of all that we do
We personalise our work so that it is responsive to an individual's therapeutic needs, and provide creative counselling and play therapy as well as talk-based sessions.
Our calm and caring 'cocooning' space helps children and young people to reach their true potential.
We work with children and young people to:
foster and grow creativity and curiosity
develop greater resilience and flexible thinking
develop essential relational and life skills
self-regulate, explore emotions and have good mental health
reach goals and positively improve lifelong outcomes
How we do this
We are a one-stop therapeutic service
We save you time, money and hassle, and ensure your peace of mind by covering all aspects of the work, from start to finish.
From your referral, we organise and complete the initial assessments, run sessions with our resources, arrange and hold all periodic meetings and reviews, complete all reports and feedback final sessions. We know that outomes are important to you, so we also use a range of child-friendly and standardised outcome measures.
We have a range of services and products that support children and young people and their families, as well as you, throughout our work. We provide:
children and young people aged 4-16 years
free or low cost for disadvantaged families
creative counselling and play therapy sessions
talk-based, as well as creative and play-based
Play Pack for child or young person for home use
all session resources provided
personalised and developmentally appropriate
flexible options - evenings, weekends and breaks
face to face and telehealth - phone and online
used by school, health and care organisations
quality, low-cost sensory, regulatory resources
suitable for children, young people and adults
Training and Self Care Packages
personalised support & training for families
tailored support & training for professionals
from well-known child and baby stores
We sell quality sensory resources for use with children and young people, or young to elderly adults
Do you work with children, or the care sector and need good quality hand-held sensory integration and regulatory manipulation resources at affordable prices?
Play Packs vary, but typically are:
pocket and palm sized
sensory and regulatory resources
stress balls, squeeze and orb balls
stretch toys and fidget toys
magic putty and mini play doh
We use 100% biodegradable cello Play Pack bags
Training and Self-care and Wellbeing Packages
We provide support for businesses and organisation who want additional mental health support and training
You can also pre-book sessions for the upcoming year. We offer:
specialised mental health and emotional wellbeing training and support
family mental health and wellbeing support and training packages
self-care and wellbeing packages
tailored packages specific to your needs
practical strategies and resources
Play Packs and training materials included
Support us through a donation or gift
Donate directly through Cocoon Kids CIC's GoFundMe page and PayPal Donate
Every single penny goes towards providing FREE and low cost sessions for local disadvantaged children and young people.
Other ways to support us
You can support us, just by shopping!
3 - 20% from all sales made through the links on our website goes directly to Cocoon Kids CIC, to provide free and low cost sessions for local families.
There are nearly 20 child, young person and family-friendly stores who are supporting us in this way, so you are sure to find the perfect item for your needs.
Fundraise for us
Can you help us to raise our much needed funds to provide free counselling and therapy sessions for local children and young people?
Do you have a great idea, which will help? Maybe you've already raised money and want to put into out GoFundMe page and tell us about it, so we can share it on our website and social media?
Please get in touch and tell us what you would like to do, or have already done...
we would love to hear from you if you'd like to fundraise for us!
Donate new and pre-loved items
Got something new that you think we may use? Want to stop your good quality, lightly used pre-loved items going to landfill? Recently upcycled something, and not sure what to do with it?
Recycle by donating good quality items to us directly.
We are a not-for-profit organisation - the children and families that we work with rely on your invaluable support.
Click on the link below to find out more about how you can help them.