“You gave me confidence, you made me a stronger person. You helped me smile again. You checked me and kids were ok all the time, I don’t know where I’d be without Home-Start. You’re a star, me and my kids will always keep this in our hearts, you will be missed from our heart, thank you so much.”
If parents can’t cope, children suffer. The impact of which can last a lifetime.
Life can be tough and parenting a challenge. There are so many reasons for this, poverty, poor mental health, disabilities, domestic abuse and isolation.
And this is where Home-Start steps in, we offer volunteer-led support to help prevent crisis and family breakdown. Volunteers that are recruited locally and who we train and support before they begin their home-visiting support for a local family.
Find out more about how we support families here
Told through the eyes of a little boy George, ‘Mum, Jenny and Me’ tells the story of how Home-Start and volunteer Jenny, has changed George’s and his mum’s life.