Home-start Wakefield And District

Home-start Wakefield And District

Charity information

Home-start Wakefield And District

Home-Start offers support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children. We recruit and train volunteers who are normally parents themselves to visit families at home who have at least one child under 5 to offer informal, friendly and confidential support.

Home-Start also offers support through our family groups. These groups are informal where parents can come together and where the children can play and interact with other children in a safe and fun environment.

Founded 2005

  • Mission statement

    Home-Start wants to see a society in which every parent has the support they need to give their children the best possible start in life. Home-Start believes that children need a happy and secure childhood and that parents play a key role in giving their children a good start in life and helping them achieve their full potential.

  • Aims

    Home-start Wakefield And District aims to:

    • To safeguard, protect and preserve the good health, both mental and physical of children and parents of children
    • To prevent cruelty to or maltreatment of children
    • To relieve sickness, poverty and need amongst children and parents of children
    • To promote the education of the public in better standards of childcare within the area of Wakefield & District and its environs
  • Overview

    Established: July 2005

    Registered Charity Number: 1105617

    Board members: 10

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 40

    Phone number: 01924 251205

    Address: Agbrigg & Belle Vue Community Centre, Montague Street, Wakefield WF1 5BB

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