Volunteering with Home-Start has been the strong foundation for me to build a new career in social care. Read more
Home-Start’s new programme Big Hopes Big Future (BHBF), is working to engage intensively with children and families together before school age. Read more
The best gift we can give children is time and our attention. Spending time singing, reading and rhyming will set the foundations for later learning. Read more
This blog is to help raise awareness of the need for family support and the difference small acts of kindness from well-trained volunteers make to people’s lives. If you are a volunteer, a potential volunteer, a parent who knows what a difference a Home-Start volunteer can make, a donor, an expert or just an interested bystander with a relevant story to tell these blog pages are a space we want to share with you.
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Volunteering with Home-Start has been the strong foundation for me to build a new career in social care.Read more
Home-Start’s new programme Big Hopes Big Future (BHBF), is working to engage intensively with children and families together before school age.Read more
You might have had you say as a voter but do you know that community groups in Scotland have been granted new rights to participate in planning and developing services?Read more
We may smugly think dad has no idea but before we laugh we should think about dad's response and the conflicted state he finds himself in.Read more
Getting it right for every child is a journey and the non-means tested Baby Box is a powerful sign we are on the right road.Read more
Social media is emerging as a powerful channel of online support for people experiencing issues around postnatal mental health.Read more
The best gift we can give children is time and our attention. Spending time singing, reading and rhyming will set the foundations for later learning.Read more
A third of people using food banks in Scotland are children and including their voices in decisions which impact them is a fundamental pillar of respecting children’s rights.Read more
The Year of the Dad is the time to talk about how we help support men to play a more prominent role in the first years of their child’s lives.Read more
Our new blog, inviting contributors from our Home-Start network and practitioners from health, education, social welfare and child development to talk about the issues surrounding early years parenting and support.Read more