Support and friendship for families
Welcome to Home-Start Guildford
Welcome to Home-Start Guildford
Number of children supported
Number of families Supported
Volunteers supporting families
Being a parent, whatever your situation, can be very difficult at times, 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, just when they need it most.Home-Start Guildford supports parents who have at least one child under 5 years and who are dealing with issues such as:
- Mental Health
- Domestic Abuse
- Multiple Births
- Difficult Relationships
For some parents it’s a real struggle because they also have to cope with difficult situations like post-natal depression, illness, disability, relationship issues or multiple births.
A carefully selected volunteer who has parenting experience will regularly visit a family in their own home, offering emotional
and practical support through difficult times. This parent to parent support is a simple yet effective way of giving hope and
enabling families to get back on track.
The statistics given above relate to our work over the last year April 2017 to March 2018.
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Latest News and Events from Home-Start Guildford
Please view our May Newsletter. In the section below we have put the last six news items from Home-Start Guildford. Simply click on the title of the news item or image if one is present, 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.
We are delighted to have been chosen as Pennington Manches LLP Guildford's Charity of the Year. Wendy and Jan joined them at their bake sale yesterday, meeting members of staff and enjoying the delicious cakes. We're very much looking forward to working with them over...read more
FRIDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2018 7PM TO 1AM MERCEDES-BENZ WORLD, WEYBRIDGE Tickets are now on sale for our fabulous Rio Carnival Party that is taking place at Mercedes Benz World in Weybridge on Friday 30th November. Tickets are priced at just £55 and include a delicious 3...read more
April, Congratulations to our new volunteers who have just completed their course and awarded their certificates. Pictured here with Hugh Shanks (Chair) and Lorraine McDonald (Scheme Co-ordinator) both on the left.read more
Surrey Music presents Life is a Song Saturday 16th June 2018, 7.30pm at Holy Trinity Church, Guildford From powerful and poignant to soulful and sprightly, the 200+ voices of Elmbridge Choir and Elmbridge Ladies Choir presented a rousing choral compilation in aid of...read more
A very successful event which enjoyed lovely sunny weather. 60 golfers enjoyed the course, dinner in the Club House and an auction of varied and exciting lots. Just over £14,100 was raised which was a terrific result. Pictured here with Home-Start volunteers Ruth...read more
19th April 2018 Guildford County Club - 14 teams left on a car rally to Germany in cars bought for under £500. We are one of the lucky charities they raised money for and we were delighted to be given a cheque for over £7,000 towards our...read more