Home-Start aims to give support to families who may be struggling to cope with a variety of challenges, helping prevent these difficulties from escalating into crises, and crises from developing into family breakdown. Home-Start will sometimes be one of several organisations working with families and we value our relationships with other agencies. Since Home-Start is a voluntary organisation it can offer a flexible, non-judgemental approach to individual families.
Home-Start support is not a substitute for professional services but complementary to them, and the best results are achieved through an active partnership between professionals and Home-Start.
The main referrers to Home-Start are health visitors, children’s centres, social workers, other voluntary organisations and the families themselves.
Home Start will:
You can now email us to request a referral form or to send a confidential referral on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please continue to call the office to request each new referral and to discuss referrals with us.