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Volunteer stories: Lois, Sam and Andrea talk about their volunteer training course

Lois, Sam and Andrea are new volunteers for Home-Start Glasgow North, and they are being set questions by Amanda to find out more about how their training has prepared them to meet their first family.


Family stories: Magadi and Beverly talk about their relationship and life-changing support

Magadi was experiencing postnatal depression. After a visit to the GP, she was put in touch with Home-Start Camden who introduced her to Beverly. Together Beverly and Saiqa from Home-Start Camden helped Magadi to gain more confidence and to get better.


Volunteer stories: Naomi And Juliette from Camden talk about supporting families

Naomi is in her 20s, Juliette is in her 80s and in this episode of our podcast they share their experiences of volunteering and supporting families in one of the most diverse communities in the UK.


"Families are the secret sauce" - talking language development with Dr Steve Hannon

Home-Start are partnering with the LENA Research Foundation to launch a programme around language and early childhood development. In this conversation, Dr Steve Hannon explains why hearing language is so important to children, and how the LENA Research Foundation project helps.


Family stories: Jade and Kim discuss breastfeeding, family and volunteering

When Jade and Kim were new mums, they received vital support from Home-Start Wirral to help them breastfeed. In this conversation they talk about the help they got, the difference it made and why they became volunteers.