Home-start South Leicestershire

Home-start South Leicestershire

Charity information

Home-start South Leicestershire

Family support through projects and services, particularly focusing on families with at least one child under 5 years, but not exclusively.
Current projects to support parents with mental health difficulties, and families with difficulties maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Additionally support for families with complex, enduring difficulties such as a child with a disability/medical condition. Help is given through volunteer peer mentoring, peer support groups, courses and counselling.

Founded 1984

  • Mission statement

    We help families build their confidence as parents, work through difficulties they are facing, and grow their self-worth to become the parents they want to be... And the parents their children need.
    We do this through the provision of projects and services to meet identified needs in the local Harborough District, and deliver support based on the principle of one parent helping another, supported by, and in addition to, the skills, knowledge and experience of professionals in family support work.

  • Aims

    Home-start South Leicestershire 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 HARBOROUGH DISTRICT AND ITS ENVIRONS
  • Overview

    Established: April 1984

    Registered Charity Number: 1107504

    Board members: 7

    Part time staff: 7

    Volunteers: 52

    Phone number: 01858 467982

    Address: 121 Coventry Rd, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 9BY

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website