Many parents need help, friendship, advice or support during those early years when children are young. There is no rulebook for raising a family and sometimes it can seem overwhelming, particularly if your family is going through difficult times.
If you are a parent with at least one child under the age of five, living in the Norfolk, then we may be able to help you.
Our support is free, confidential and non-judgemental.
As a parent you may feel in need of our help for all sorts of reasons. We help:
We can offer you support from one of our fully trained home visiting volunteers. All our volunteers are parents, so they know just what you're going through.
Home-Start Norfolk accepted 499 new referals last year.
If you need support please get in touch or talk to your health visitor who will be able to refer you to our service.
Home-Start is the leading family support charity in Norfolk.
" My daughter was born prematurely, suffering from a heart defect and major health problems. Home-Start really helped me when nobody else could. If it wasn't for Home-Start I wouldn't be here now. Jenny comes round once a week and asks me how I feel. She is just there for me.
Home-Start parent "
How can Home-Start help?
We can provide:
If you ask for Home-Start's help you can be sure of total confidentiality. All staff and volunteers have an enhanced level criminal records check.