Home-Start Cotswolds

Helping parents give their children the best possible start in life


Home-Start Cotswolds on BBC Radio Gloucestershire!

December 4, 2018

One of our amazing volunteers, Trish, along with a mum she has supported, were interviewed in November on BBC Radio Gloucestershire’s Anna King show! To hear it, go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p06p4tr1 and they are 2 hrs 18 mins in. Thank you to our… read more

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Coffee Morning

November 14, 2018

Location: Cirencester Baptist Church, Chesterton Lane, Cirencester GL7 1YE

Coffee morning for potential volunteers here at the Cirencester Baptist Church, 10.30am on Wed 14th November 2018. Come along and hear from some of our current volunteers about how rewarding it is to support struggling families. We looking forward to… read more

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October 31, 2018

Check out our latest newsletter with lots of pictures from our Family Fun Day in August, plus lots of other news! Newsletter Oct 2018

Quality Assurance Success

October 26, 2018

Last week Home-Start UK came to our office in Cirencester to review the quality of our service here in the Cotswolds. This review takes place every 3 years. We achieved 100% on this assessment & are deemed to ‘Demonstrate High… read more

Kieri’s Amazing Half Marathon Achievement

October 15, 2018

Congratulations to Kieri Dainty for completing the Royal Parks Half Marathon on 14th October, despite her recent breast cancer diagnosis. She did it in 2 hrs 22 mins with best friend Laura, who flew over from Canada to run with… read more

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.


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