Author: LJR

The Big Give Christmas Challenge is Here!

ONE DONATION- TWICE THE IMPACT Dandelion Time is expanding to meet the needs of more vulnerable children and families across Kent.  We will be opening the doors to a second Dandelion Time Centre near Ashford in 2019, and to fund

Volunteers Bring Christmas Cheer

Autumn and winter are very busy periods in our calendar here at Dandelion Time.  The therapeutic team are busy with the children and families, but behind the scenes our support staff are organising various events and fundraising ideas. We are

Why I started Dandelion Time

by Dr Caroline Jessel, Chair of Dandelion Time I was a busy practicing GP in 2001, and one sunny May morning decided to ride my bike through bluebell woods as a great way to destress.  As I rode I reflected

Brighton Marathon 2019 Spaces Available Now!

Following on from the great success of 2018, we have again secured places for the Brighton Marathon.  The team of runners had a great time, and raised a superb amount for the work we do here at Dandelion Time. Join the

Ben’s journey

At six years old, Ben had experienced a life that no child should ever have had to endure. Ben was born into a world of violence and abuse, where he remained there for his first three years of life.  Ben

Crafts and Fun for all the family

Join us to enjoy our festive food, get creative in our workshops, browse the beautiful Christmas gifts, your children can make Christmas decorations. Dandelion Time will be buzzing with Christmas cheer, crafts, music and festivities! Our donkeys may even be wearing their Christmas

Park Life Heroes

An amazing team of runners took part in the London Royal Park’s Marathon this month.  Wearing the Dandelion Time green, our Park Life Heroes took the route past some of the capital’s famous landmarks.  On closed roads and four of London’s eight

Dandelion Time have been nominated for an award! 

The Kent Environment Champions Group are celebrating organisations and individuals who have gone that extra mile to create a positive outcome for the environment, health and economy of Kent over the past year. Dandelion Time has greatly improved the health and well

Taking applications for new 2019 Course

We are proud to announce our new course will start in January 2019.  We are currently taking applications for this Certificated course in Nature, Crafts and Family Systems. The course will run for 8 blocks, over 3 days each.  Covering

Jasmine’s connection

Thank you to Jasmine for sharing her story with us on film about her time coming here to us in West Farleigh.  She was referred to Dandelion Time suffering with severe anxiety and panic attacks.  When told she would be