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BBC Children in Need Grant success!

Following our recent application to BBC Children in Need we have received fantastic news that the trustees have approved our 2 year grant application for a Fun Start project! The Fun-start project has been created to cover a gap in service that was identified through recent family feedback and monitoring. Our aim is to supports...


Volunteers needed!

Home-Start Colchester is new recruiting volunteers! Please contact the scheme for a volunteer application pack if you are interested in supporting local families. Make a difference in your community! We are also hoping to recruit Deaf volunteers and volunteers with British Sign Language skills to support local Deaf parents and children. Can you help!


Home-Start Colchester volunteers have successfully supported parents to access Adult Community Learning.

Happy Newyear! Home-Start Colchester has supported many parents to access Local Community Learning. Volunteers have supported parents by taking along information on local Adult learning courses. Volunteers have also supported visits to trainer providers and even supported parents with home learning by occupying/playing with the children. A volunteer can support families in many ways and really make a difference. Adult...


Referral Information

Information on how to make a referral Any family with at least one child under five years of age may be referred to Home-Start Colchester for support if they are going through difficulties. With the family’s permission, mothers, fathers, step-parents and carers can all benefit. Families choose to accept Home-Start support and can decide to end...


The Colchester scheme

Home-Start Colchester is a charity committed to supporting and promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under five within the Colchester borough and is a free and confidential service. We do this by supporting volunteers to work with families in their own homes. Everyone needs a bit of help sometimes when they...

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