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Home-Start South Derbyshire offers emotional support and practical help and information to families in order to help parents and children cope with difficult times, prevent situations from worsening and encourage positive, healthy and enjoyable family relationships.

Local volunteers who have parenting experience themselves are recruited and trained to provide one to one confidential support.

Support is tailored to the individual needs of each family and is provided in the family home for as long as the family needs it.

The scheme is designated to the South Derbyshire area and is based in Newhall.


Please use the links at the top of this page to explore our site. The contact page has details of how you can get in touch with us..

We would love to hear from you whether you are interested in getting involved with Home-Start South Derbyshire, or if you would like to receive support.

News

Introducing Our Brand New Support - The Wellness Programme!

We are excited to announce our new mental wellbeing one to one support for families in South Derbyshire called The Wellness Programme.
We were recently successful in securing funding from Derbyshire County Council Public Health Locality [...]

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Our Impact

A fantastic report published by Home-Start UK demonsrates how effective our support is and the impact it has on families and the local community. It is a brilliant read with some powerful stories and statistics. Most importantly [...]

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Emma’s Story

*Emma had just given birth to her first child. The birth had been difficult as the baby was born prematurely and had required an emergency caesarean procedure. Shortly before the birth of her child, her [...]

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Referrals - Everything You Need To Know

Referrals to Home-Start South Derbyshire are simple and quick to do. We receive referrals from ┬áhealth visitors, children’s centre workers, other professional agencies, voluntary agencies, friends of the family and a family can self refer.
To [...]

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Home-Start South Derbyshire’s Legacy

A recent Derbyshire study identified that families supported by Home-Start experienced a more positive change in their wellbeing, competence and behaviour and were able to parent more consistently - it also demonstrated less rejection of [...]

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Events

Dunelm Fundraiser

Dunelm have chosen Home-Start as their Charity for this year. To mark the occasion, a sponsored bicycle ride was organised where Dunelm staff cycled the UK and stopped at 12 Dunelm stores along the way. [...]

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Breathe Programme 2018

Our next South Derbyshire Breathe Programme is due to start February 2018. To reserve your place or for more information, please contact Katie Orchard on the details at the bottom of this page.
The programme aims [...]

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Donate!

It is now even easier to support our Home-Start scheme.
In a time of government cuts and reduced funding we are relying upon public donations more than ever.
BT MyDonate enables people to donate in a quick [...]

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Annual Report 2016 - 2017

Please see our annual report and signed accounts for 2016-2017.
EOY Accounts 2016-2017.
Annual Report 2016 - 2017

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