Home-Start Cotswolds

Helping parents give their children the best possible start in life


Volunteering Opportunities

October 11, 2017

Position: Volunteer Location: Throughout the Cotswolds Do you: Have parenting experience? Enjoy spending time with children? Like meeting new people? Have good communication skills and a non-judgmental attitude? Have a few hours to spare each week? If you answered ‘yes’,… read more

October Newsletter

October 5, 2017

Check out our October 2017 newsletter – a great summary of recent and upcoming events! Home-Start Cotswolds Newsletter October 2017

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Volunteer Training – Perinatal Mental Health

September 12, 2017

Location: Perinatal Mental Health. Andoversford

Around 1 in 5 women need some help with their own emotional health because of low mood and raised anxiety during pregnancy, or in the first year after their baby is born. On Tuesday 12th September, 13 volunteers along with… read more

Family Fun Day

August 3, 2017

Location: Westwood Centre, Northleach

On Thursday 3rd August over 90 people joined us for our Family Fun Day in Northleach. There was a bouncy castle, fun, games, craft, playdoh and a 20p table, along with drinks, healthy snacks, cake, and a hot dog and ice-cream lunch.  

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July 2017 Newsletter

July 6, 2017

Click on the link below to see our July 2017 newsletter: Home-Start Newsletter July 2017

Conferences / Training

July 1, 2017

During June representatives from our Staff and Trustees attended the Bristol Cluster Day for Home-Start schemes in the South West, and the Peter Lang ‘Keeping Fathers in the Frame’ conference. Both events gave us new ideas of how to improve… read more


July 1, 2017

Following on from the necessary business, the highlight of our AGM was hearing from Rhiain, Kathy and Judy (right) who each ran a small focus group giving feedback on what it was like: receiving volunteer support volunteering for the new… read more

First Aid Training

July 1, 2017

It is so important for our staff and volunteers to be first aid trained so every 3 years we fund Emergency First Aid for All Ages training by St John Ambulance. Two courses were run; one in Bourton and one… read more


July 1, 2017

Our thanks go to Juliet Stainforth who puts so much energy into collecting new children’s books from publishers for Home-Start Cotswolds. Our staff and volunteers have been distributing them to children and families at events and when out on their… read more

Reconnect Group for Mums

July 1, 2017

This year our trustees agreed to fund and pilot a group in the North Cotswolds for mums with mental health needs. For 8 weeks each Thursday morning, eight mums have been attending the Reconnect Group. With little ones settled in… read more


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