Home-Start Royston, Buntingford & South Cambridgeshire

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Home-Start is a charity supporting families going through a wide range of difficulties, providing a volunteer-led home visiting service, specialised family support groups and a school readiness programme supporting families with at least one child aged 9 or under.

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Where to go

Home-Start Royston
Buntingford & South Cambridgeshire
Unit 6 Valley Farm
Station Road
Meldreth
Royston SG8 6JP
UK

Royston
Hertfordshire
UK (and surrounding areas)

Buntingford
Hertfordshire
UK (and surrounding areas)

‘My volunteer makes me feel I can do this even when I feel I am failing.  Never thought I could be open about my weaknesses but I can tell my volunteer anything and I can’t thank her enough.  I now feel like I am living rather than just getting by.’

More info:

Home-Start Royston, Buntingford and South Cambridgeshire is a charity offering support to families when life becomes difficult.

Weekly home visits by trained volunteers deal with a diverse range of concerns such as mental health, social isolation, postnatal illness, disability, bereavement, multiple births and parenting skills.

Home-Start also run specialised Family Support Groups in Meldreth, Royston and Buntingford, as well as a School Readiness Programme  supporting families to prepare their children for school.

If you feel you would benefit from Home-Start support you can ring, email or make an enquiry through the  website. Professionals can also refer families to Home-Start via this link.

What to expect?

Many parents need help, friendship, advice or support when children are young. There is no rulebook for raising a family and sometimes it can seem overwhelming, particularly if you are going through difficult times. Home-Start volunteers can offer you weekly contact that is confidential, free, non-judgemental and just for you.

You don’t need to be referred, you can contact Home-Start for a chat, with no obligation to take it any further if you don’t feel it is for you – sometimes just talking can make all the difference.

To see which area this branch of Home-Start covers, take a look at this map:

 

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All support is free though donations are welcome.

 

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