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Welcome to Home-Start Daventry and South Northants

Welcome to Home-Start Daventry and South Northants

Number of Children Supported

Number of Families Supported

Volunteers Supporting Families

Period 2017-18

Mission Statement

Home-Start Daventry and South Northants offers support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children who are experiencing stressful or difficult situations. We offer a unique service, recruiting and training volunteers – who are parents themselves – to visit families with at least one child under 5, at home, to offer informal, friendly and confidential support. We help parents to grow in confidence, to strengthen and enjoy their relationships with their children and to widen their links with the local community. We recognise the real, mutual and personal benefits gained from sharing the realities of parenting in so many positive and constructive ways within their own communities

Home-Start Daventry and South Northants is a local charity which supports families in and around Daventry who are experiencing difficulties.

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.

Volunteer to help us?

Find out how….(click here)

That’s when Home-Start Daventry and South Northants 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

Asian Family

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 Daventry and South Northants and have at least one child under five, we may be able to help.

Find out more…..

Asian Family

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….

Asian Family

Information for Referrers

Any family with at least one child under the age of five years old may be referred to Home-Start Daventry and South Northants for support if they are going through difficulties.

Find out more……

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Latest News and Events from Home-Start Daventry and South Northants

In the section below we have put the last six news items from Home-Start Daventry and South Northants. Simply click on the title of the news item, 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.

Annual General Meeting Report 2016-17

Review of the Year – Jean Morgan, Chair of Trustees Welcome to our Annual Review for the period April 2016 to March 2017. We have had a very busy, challenging, fulfilling and frustrating year. We continued to support fragile local families with young children using...

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Welcome to our brand new site!

We are pleased to announce our new website. THe redesign takes into account the rise of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets. The website layout reorganises itself depending on what device you are using to view the site. Take a look around the website and...

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Keeping our supporters informed

We are trying to grow a database of users and supporters. If you are interested in finding out about the latest news from Home-Start Daventry and South Northants please consider signing up for our newsletter. That way we can bring the news to you. We will not fill...

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Long Service Awards

We were delighted to present Teresa and Ruth with awards for 5 years service to Home-Start Daventry & South Northants.  Janet who has been volunteering with us for 10 years was unfortunately unable to attend the awards presentation.  Our thanks go to all our...

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