Home-Start volunteers provide emotional and practical support and friendship to families with at least one child under the age of seven. By doing so they represent a lifeline for many families when things are difficult.
This support can be enough to prevent things getting worse and so can possibly help avoid family breakdown.
Parents and families come to Home-Start for a variety of reasons.
These include:- Loneliness, disability, ill health, multiple births, isolation, bereavement, post-natal illness, relationship difficulties or struggling with behaviour/routines.
Our service is free and confidential.
A Home-Start volunteer will visit you regularly (usually once a week for a couple of hours) and offer:-
Please use the referral form to access our service.
Home-Start volunteers are people from different backgrounds and vary in age, but all have parenting experience.