BOUNCE! Brighter Futures Foundation

A registered mental health charity in Devon

We aim to improve mental health and build resilience in children, their families and their wider school community, improving learning outcomes and creating happier learners.

BOUNCE! offers a number of services that can be tailored to meet the needs of the child, family and school. This mix and match approach means more support for more children and families and delivers better outcomes. Our team of experienced and highly skilled therapists offer a range of interventions.

Child's Poster

Impact

In the last twelve months…

Testimonials

Testimonial 10

If you need help come and they wont judge you. And you can tell them anything (L, 10 years)

Testimonial 1

[The pupil in my class] has been much calmer and happier. BOUNCE! has had a very positive impact on him. (Teacher)

Testimonial 2

These sessions have helped my son so much, he now talks about his feelings and expresses them in other ways instead of anger, he really has benefited so much and learnt so much. (Mother)

Testimonial 3

BOUNCE! helps me with being good and responsible.  (Emily, 8 years)

Testimonial 4

Thank you for everything you have done for us as a family.  (Parent)

Testimonial 5

My sessions are giving me confidence to go out and meet people. I am much calmer with my boys now. (Father)

Testimonial 6

I used to be mean and hit people. BOUNCE! sessions help me be less aggravated. (Jessica, 9 years)

Testimonial 7

I cannot fault BOUNCE! My daughter loves it. You are wonderful keep up the hard work. (Parent)

Testimonial 8

I used to be really scared, but since I have started counselling it has got better and better and now I am not scared anymore. (Peter, 10 years)

Testimonial 9

As a SENCO, I have observed improvements in general wellbeing in all the children involved in BOUNCE!

(L., age 10)
How others see me (outside)
and how I see myself (inside)
(Pupil aged 12)

Choose from our range of services

For children

Specialist 1 to 1 counselling and psychotherapy at a vital stage of development. Support to cope with emotional and behavioural difficulties has a positive impact on the whole class, and helps teachers focus on teaching. We can also offer group work

For head teachers and school staff

Tailored training, consultation regarding any child in the school and reflective practice support.

For parents, grandparents or carers

Dedicated 1 to 1 counselling support and evidenced-based workshops to help families build relationships and raise emotionally intelligent and resilient children.

Latest news

Trustee Vacancy

Trustee Vacancy

We are currently recruiting for a volunteer trustee, some of the most important people within
the charity.

Toys Wanted

Toys Wanted

We are looking for quality toys that can be re used for all ages of all types, particularly
small figures and other small items that may be used in dolls house type setting ( for use
in our sand trays)