Author: LJR

Colyer Fergusson Anniversary Award

Dandelion Time Short-Listed! We are delighted to have been short-listed by Colyer Fergusson for their Anniversary Award.  This Award aims to recognise and reward some of Kent’s most outstanding charities and community groups making a positive contribution to the lives

Small Charity Big Impact Award

Dandelion Time wins Award! This year, Small Charity Week celebrated their 10th Anniversary of the Big Impact Award.  Dandelion Time has been announced as winner of the National FSI Small Charity Big Impact Award! Small Charity Week is a campaign

Nature, Craft and Family Systems Certificate Course: Taster Sessions

Innovative New Course Our innovative new course will enhance skills in working with children impacted by trauma. Based on principles of systemic family therapy, the course weaves together current theories of ecotherapy with the Dandelion Time approach, using practical therapeutic

Nature is vital for our mental health

The Natural World Where do you go on holiday? Chances are it will be somewhere peaceful, perhaps near the sea, or in the mountains or maybe by a lake. Some people go camping and it’s so calm being in woodland

A Certificate in Nature, Crafts & Family Systems

An experiential and therapeutic approach to working with children and families We are currently taking applications for our next Certificate course which begins in November 2019. The course follows the methodology used in Dandelion Time’s work with vulnerable families and

Sam Rebuilds

At age 6, Sam had already experienced an overwhelming amount of emotional strain.  For the first five years of his life Sam’s mum, Nicky, had a very controlling and dominating partner.  Additionally, post-natal depression and ongoing mental health difficulties had

Marathon Madness

April was Marathon Madness month for Dandelion Time.  With enthusiastic, energetic supporters donning the green Dandelion Time vest to run in both the Brighton and London Marathons. We were delighted to see such enthusiasm by our runners who signed up

Dandelion Time and the Development of Green Minds

An Explanation and Manifesto for Action Dandelion Time is now a leader in showing how agencies can work with children and families fragmented by neglect, abuse and trauma. Three particular strengths in the approaches are central: providing nature-based environments for

We need you! On Friday 12 April …

We need volunteer gardeners to help us on Friday 12 April, at 10am. Please contact us for more details and to let us know if you can help. We have kindly received a donation of hedging plants that we need

Dandelion Time Blog goes Live

We are delighted to announce our Blog has now gone live on our website. Our first Blog is by Dr Caroline Jessel about how the idea of Dandelion Time came to her, as she cycled through the bluebells in Kent