Home-Start Surrey Heath

Giving Children the Best Start in Life

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Welcome to Home-Start Surrey Heath

Welcome to Home-Start Surrey Heath

Number of Children Supported

Number of Families Supported

Volunteers Supporting Families

Period 2017-18

Home-Start Surrey Heath provides a service to the Borough of Surrey Heath. Being a parent, whatever your situation, can be very challenging, especially when children are young. Many parents feel exhausted and overwhelmed by the stresses of family life. For some parents it’s a particular struggle because they are also coping with issues such as post-natal depression, their or their child’s illness or disability, isolation or multiple births. That’s when parents need support.

That’s when Home-Start Surrey Heath can help. A carefully selected volunteer, who has parenting experience, can visit regularly and offer emotional and practical support. This friendly parent-to-parent support is a simple yet effective way of enabling families to get back on track. Please take a moment to browse through the pages of this website to find out more about our service, how to become a home-visiting volunteer or how you could offer your time by becoming a trustee of the charity. Maybe you could make a donation or hold a fundraising event on our behalf. Click here to find out more.

Looking for the news? we have the latest news at the bottom of this page and for all news and events please visit our news page

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Do you feel you need support?

Are you having difficulty coping with the stresses of life bringing up a young family? If you live in or around the Surrey Heath district and have at least one child under five, we may be able to help. Find out more…..

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Interested in becoming a volunteer?

Through home visiting volunteers support local families whom are facing a variety of difficulties, including loneliness and isolation, ill health, post-natal depression, disabilities and bereavement. Find out more….

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Information for Referrers

Any family with at least one child under the age of five years old may be referred to Home-Start Surrey Heath for support if they are going through difficulties. Find out more……

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Latest News and Events from Home-Start Surrey Heath

In the section below we have put the last six news items from Home-Start Surrey Heath. Simply click on the title of the news item, the image if one is visible or click on the Read More link at the end of each summary. The news item will open in a new page. To see all of the news including older items please visit our News page.

Volunteers 2018

In March 2018, we completed 2018's volunteer preparation course with 8 new volunteers.  We are delighted to welcome Jo, Ann, Iz, Katy, Annie, Sarah, Angela and Natalie to our team. Our course covered amongst other subjects, safeguarding children, equality and...

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About Volunteers

We completed a volunteer preparation course in July 2016.  A big welcome to Harriet, Kate, Mandy, Marion, Sue, Steph and Shantha who all successfully completed the course and were a lovely group.  We look forward to your joining our team of home-visiting...

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For Families

Home-Start Surrey Heath offer a variety of outings for our families which gives them an opportunity to meet others and to enjoy a day out. We also arrange social events for our volunteers as part of their ongoing support and development. Summer Outing to Jakes...

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Welcome to our new website!

  (image credit:Background vector created by Visnezh - Freepik.com) We are very pleased to announce that we have a new website developed by Mark Wingrove, a web developer that specialises in sites for charities and not for profit groups. The new website is responsive...

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Home-Start Surrey to showcase our work with families

On 6th October 2016, Home-Start Surrey will be premiering its new documentary film at an early evening event at the World Wildlife Fund Headquarters in Woking. The film, part of Home-Start Surrey's Building Better Futures campaign, showcases the difference that our...

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Redwood School

Home-Start Surrey Heath were nominated and chosen by Redwood School in Camberley as their chosen charity.  The Scheme Manager and Co-ordinator were invited to talk to the Year 6 students about Home-Start and their work in the local area.  The Year 6's then...

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