We’re there for parents when they need us the most, because childhood can’t wait.

Supporting parents with young children

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Because childhood can't wait

The earliest years make the biggest difference. Home-Start makes sure those years count, so that no child's future is limited

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How we work with you

Being a parent can be lonely, frustrating and overwhelming. Home-Start volunteers work alongside families to give compassionate and confidential support

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Why Volunteer

Home-Start's team of trained volunteers make sure a child's early years count. By volunteering a few hours each week, you can transform the lives of young children and their parents in the community

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Volunteering

Volunteers are central to the work of Home-Start. They provide invaluable friendship, emotional and practical support to parents in need.

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About Us

Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times. We are there for parents when they need us the most because childhood can't wait

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Donations

The earliest years make the biggest difference. Home-Start makes sure those years count, so that no child's future is limited.

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How we work with you

Being a parent can be lonely, frustrating and overwhelming. Home-Start volunteers work alongside families to give compassionate and confidential support

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Making a difference in the Cotswolds

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  Period: 2022 – 2023

Welcome to Home-Start Cotswolds

We are a local charity providing support, friendship and practical help for families with young children in the Cotswold District Council area to steer them through the stresses and strains of life.

Our trained volunteers are parents so they understand how hard it can be to bring up young children. They visit families every week, working alongside parents, in their own homes, to help them through the problems they are facing. We also run groups in various locations across the region (see Family Support in menu bar above for more information).

 

Each year Home-Start Cotswolds aims to support at least 60 families in the area. And, while we are a locally-focused and locally-run charity, we are part of a network of Home-Start schemes across the UK.

Please browse our website to see if we can help you and your family. But if you would rather speak to someone from Home-Start Cotswolds please call us on 01285 885391 or send us a message on our Contact Us page.

Looking for the news? We have the latest news at the bottom of this page. For all news and events, please visit our news page

Get Support

We work with you to build on your strengths and provide the support you tell us you need.

Ways to Volunteer

By volunteering for just a few hours each week, you can transform the lives of young children and their parents in the community.

Why fundraise for us?

A child’s earliest years are the most important. Home-Start wants to make sure those years count. Can you help us?

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Latest News from Home-Start Cotswolds

Below here we have the last three news items published by Home-Start Cotswolds. The latest information is at the top left of the section below, with older information to the right and down the page. To open an item, click on the title, image (if one is present), or the read more link.

To see ALL of the NEWS go to this page: News

Come to our AGM!

Come to our AGM!

Our Annual General Meeting will offer an opportunity for us to reflect on and celebrate our many achievements during 2023-2024. This year, we are delighted to welcome two of our families - along with their volunteers - to talk about the support they receive from...

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We are proudly supported by

Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire County Council