Karl, aged 8, came to Dandelion Time as a very traumatised boy with worrying behaviour, unable to be calm or to concentrate. He was constantly running, moving and using fantasised violent play which involved acting out a variety of characters. …

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Penny started her day by waking her brother and sister, aged 7 and 8, making them breakfast with whatever food she could find, and getting them ready for school, leaving her Mum Kath asleep on the sofa. This wasn’t her …

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“It’s always a challenge and you never know what you’ll get asked to do – and there is always something to do.  It’s the first time I’ve felt like I’m achieving something for a long time.  I love the people at Dandelion …

Bill fixing the electric fencing Read more »

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Dandelion Time works with the child and the wider family, believing that family relationships and bonds are vital in helping a child overcome their difficulties and are often a key factor in their issues.