Home-Start Cotswolds

Helping parents give their children the best possible start in life


Call for new volunteers!

September 20, 2018

Could you – or anyone you know with parenting experience – help struggling families by visiting them once a week? We are launching our annual campaign to recruit new volunteers and our next preparation course starts in January. To find… read more

Dame Janet Trotter presents us with our QAVS!

September 13, 2018

On Monday 10th September, we were thrilled to welcome Dame Janet Trotter, Lieutenant of Gloucestershire, to Cirencester, where she presented us with our Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. Dame Janet praised our ‘high calibre’ volunteers – obviously this includes our… read more

New date for Applause for a Cause!

August 20, 2018

There is a new date and venue for the ‘Applause for a Cause’ event, which was postponed from Friday 3rd August. It will now take place on Friday 7th September at Poulton Village Hall, Poulton GL7 5HS. Come along for… read more

Family Fun Day 2018

August 9, 2018

There was lots to see, do and make at our Family Fun Day in Northleach on 8th August. Thank you to Wayne Wonder Children’s Entertainer, Castles in the Sky bouncy castles, Becky at Cotswoldcre8, Katy for doing nails and Mosaics by… read more

Celebration Drinks Party, July 2018

July 23, 2018

An evening drinks party was held for Home-Start volunteers on 20th July in the attractive barn of Eastington Manor, nr Northleach, by kind permission of the owners. Everyone who attended was delighted to celebrate the recent Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services gained by Home-Start Cotswolds.

Newsletter July 2018

July 12, 2018

Discover our latest newsletter, featuring recent and forthcoming events, here: Newsletter_no36_July_2018

Prestigious Award for Home-Start Cotswolds

June 4, 2018

On 2nd June, everyone associated with Home-Start Cotswolds was delighted to hear that they have gained the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2018 in recognition of their work with families in challenging circumstances. Hilary Morris, a founder Trustee, and Fiona… read more

Hike for Home-Start – May 2018

May 2, 2018

Location: Miserden Estate

  Home-Start Cotswolds held their popular annual fundraising Hike at Miserden Estate on May 2nd. 80 walkers braved the pouring rain at the start but the sun came out eventually and everyone was able to enjoy the lovely views and… read more

Café Event – April 2018

April 6, 2018

This week we held a Cafe Event in Cirencester for Home-Start families and volunteers. There were toys, craft, manicures, Easter eggs, cakes, healthy snacks, drinks… and lots of fun!

Business Networking Event

March 23, 2018

Home-Start Cotswolds hosted a successful networking evening for business representatives and supporters on 22nd March 2018 at popular Cirencester bistro Made By Bob.  Over forty guests attended the event to hear about the charity’s work supporting families with young children across… read more


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