Home-Start Cheshire

Giving Children the Best Start in Life

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Welcome to Home-Start Cheshire

Welcome to Home-Start Cheshire

Number of Children Supported

Number of Families Supported

Volunteers Supporting Families

Period 2016-17

Home-Start Cheshire provides a service throughout the county of Cheshire. Being a parent, whatever your situation, can be very challenging, especially when children are young. Many parents feel exhausted and overwhelmed by the stresses of family life. For some parents it’s a particular struggle because they are also coping with issues such as post-natal depression, their or their child’s illness or disability, isolation or multiple births. That’s when parents need support.

That’s when Home-Start Cheshire can help. A carefully selected volunteer, who has parenting experience, can visit regularly and offer emotional and practical support. This friendly parent-to-parent support is a simple yet effective way of enabling families to get back on track. Please take a moment to browse through the pages of this website to find out more about our service, how to become a home-visiting volunteer or how you could offer your time by becoming a trustee of the charity. Maybe you could make a donation or hold a fundraising event on our behalf. Click here to find out more.

Looking for the news? we have the latest news at the bottom of this page and for all news and events please visit our news page

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Do you feel you need support?

Are you having difficulty coping with the stresses of life bringing up a young family? If you live in Cheshire and have at least one child under five, we may be able to help. Find out more…..

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Interested in becoming a volunteer?

Through home visiting volunteers support local families whom are facing a variety of difficulties, including loneliness and isolation, ill health, post-natal depression, disabilities and bereavement. Find out more….

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Information for Referrers

Any family with at least one child under the age of five years old may be referred to Home-Start Cheshire for support if they are going through difficulties. Find out more……

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Latest News and Events from Home-Start Cheshire

In the section below we have put the last six news items from Home-Start Cheshire. Simply click on the title of the news item, the image if one is visible or click on the Read More link at the end of each summary. The news item will open in a new page. To see all of the news including older items please visit our News page.

Benefit Changes

There are changes to some benefits which are due to take effect in April - the link below can give a very helpful general overview…...

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April 2018 Volunteering Opportunity

Volunteering with Home Start is a really rewarding experience and can genuinely help to improve peoples lives. You can read about the role by downloading this description: Role of a Home-Start Volunteer One of the MOST important elements of Home-Start volunteering is...

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