Welcome to Home-Start in Waverley

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Home-Start in Waverley provides a unique service responding directly to families’ individual needs by providing a lasting and positive impact on the development of children, and health and welfare of families.

ListeningBeing a parent, whatever your situation, can be very difficult, especially when children are young. Many parents feel exhausted and overwhelmed by the stresses of family life, particularly if they have little support from family and friends when they need it most. For some parents it’s a particular struggle because they are also having to cope with issues such as post-natal depression, their or their child’s illness or disability, isolation or multiple birth.

 That’s when parents need support

“Home-Start have been wonderful, kind and caring and have helped me get back on my feet.  They have provided me with a brilliant support network at a demanding time in my life.”

That’s when Home-Start in Waverley can help

boy reading book A carefully selected volunteer, who has parenting experience themselves, regularly visits a family, in their own home, offering emotional and practical support through difficult times for as long as it is helpful or needed. 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, how to refer a family, or how you could offer your time by becoming a trustee of the charity.

Maybe you could make a donation, join our fundraising initiative or hold a fundraising event on our behalf.  Click here to find out more.

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