Home-start Southwark

Home-start Southwark

Charity information

Home-start Southwark

Home-Start Southwark (H-SS) exists to prevent family crisis and breakdown by supporting parents as they learn to cope, improve their confidence and build better lives for their children in the most deprived areas of the London Borough of Southwark. H-SS achieves this by recruiting and training local volunteers to provide parenting support, encouragement and professional friendship in people’s homes and through support groups and structured early intervention work in the community.

Founded 2004

  • Mission statement

    To provide practical and emotional support to struggling parents enabling them to create happier lives for their babies & children and to provide learning and vocational opportunities for the volunteers that support them.

  • Aims

    Home-start Southwark aims to:

    • Home-Start Southwark aims to increase parents’ skills in raising their children to have the best possible start and be more resilient in later lives
    • Home-Start Southwark aime to recruit, train, retain and support volunteers to develop personally and vocationally through supporting families in the community
    • We aim to increase the ability of Home-Start Southwark to continue providing a successful family support service through sustaining the organisation
  • Overview

    Established: September 2004

    Registered Charity Number: 1107413

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 57

    Phone number: 020 7737 7720

    Address: Albrighton Community Centre Se22 8AH

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