Serife’s story

Serife is a single mum to two beautiful daughters and this is her story. Please help us to help more families like Serife’s by donating here.  ...

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Kew Gardens

Despite the downpours and thunderstorms we had a brilliant day out at Kew Gardens during Half-term. The children loved running, climbing and exploring the beautiful gardens. Life for Home-Start families is often especially hard during the school holidays, so it was wonderful to be able to provide a fun and...

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Time to talk. Time to listen

Thank you Kevin and Camilla from the Samaritans for facilitating a brilliant volunteer training session last week. It was a very informative and useful morning reminding us of the importance of active listening.      ...

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The May Ball raises over £100,000

What a night! It was wonderful to see so many supporters on Saturday 14 May in The Grand Hall at Battersea Arts Centre having a good time and donating so generously. Guests enjoyed a sparkling drinks reception, 3 course dinner, and dancing to a live band, Truly Medley Deeply.  Guest of...

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Easter Family Fun Day

Thank you to Open Air Fit for helping us host a brilliant fun filled family day on Wandsworth Common. The children loved all the games and activities. “When having a good time, time always flies quickly. We loved being amongst everyone today.” – Home-Start family    ...

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Walk and talks return this spring

Spring is in the air and our weekly walk and talk sessions on Wandsworth Common have returned after the winter break. These weekly meet-ups give families the opportunity to come together and chat whilst the children...

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Congratulations to our newest volunteer cohort

We would like to congratulate and welcome our newest cohort of volunteers, who have successfully completed the Volunteer Preparation Course over the last four weeks. We are looking forward to matching them over the coming weeks and months with Home-Start families. Thank you to Kelly, Charline, Sarah and Jenny for...

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International Women’s Day 2022

At Home-Start Wandsworth we are surrounded by strong women. Today we celebrate these women’s achievements. With our support, women are improving their own lives and those of the next generation. IWD 2022 campaign theme: #BreakTheBias Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world...

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Spring training gets underway

We were delighted to welcome our new cohort of volunteers on to our volunteer training course. The course is led by our experienced staff team and runs over nine sessions covering topics including mental health, boundaries and mentorship. People choose to volunteer for Home-Start for a variety of reasons. For...

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May Ball tickets on sale now

We are delighted to introduce our second Home-Start Wandsworth May Ball, to be held on Saturday 14 May 2022. Building on the success of our inaugural 2019 event, this year’s Ball is a wonderful opportunity to come together once again with our friends and supporters, old and new, to raise vital...

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