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Phone us: 01752 346039 Email: homestart.shpt@gmail.com

What people say about us


We evaluate all aspects of our service delivery and are continually striving to improve and develop, ensuring that we are responsive to all needs. All the feedback we receive shows the value placed on our service and the impact we have on the lives of families, with a variety of needs, throughout the South Hams.


What families say about us

How did I get my volunteer?  She fell from heaven!
Andrea

I feel stronger as a mother.  The children can't wait until my volunteer comes - they get very excited and love being with her.
Katy

My Home-Start volunteer more than makes up for my lack of family support.  She is positive, kind, caring and my children really enjoy her visits.  She gives me positive thoughts when the going gets tough.
Holly

What children say about us

Have fun. Go to the park. Have a cuddle.
Arizona, age 8

Me and my sisters like to go to the park and sometimes shopping with our volunteer. We can't wait until she comes again.
Anabelle, age 7

Peter runs to Kirsty when she arrives. Peter and I have made a really good friend.
Lynn, Peter's Mum

What volunteers say about us

Being there just to listen when times are getting a bit tough.  Reassuring them that they are doing a good job with their children.
Caroline

Brings a sense of self-worth that just doing things for yourself doesn't bring.
Susan

Being a volunteer with Home-Start has enabled me to meet lots of lovely families and be part of their lives. This was wonderful for me as it came at a time when my children were growing up and becoming independent and it was nice to feel needed.
Jo

News
Sat 19 December 2015, Category: Internal
Christmas Closure 2015
Thu 05 November 2015, Category: Internal
Calling new volunteers!
Fri 30 October 2015, Category: Press Release
We've changed our name!
Sun 16 August 2015, Category: Press Release
We need you!
Mon 13 July 2015, Category: Press Release
Saved from closure!
Tue 07 July 2015, Category: Internal
New Volunteer Prep courses
Wed 25 February 2015, Category: Internal
Funding
Thu 02 October 2014, Category: Internal
We've Moved!
Sun 14 September 2014, Category: Internal
An evening of Music and Comedy
Tue 08 July 2014, Category: Internal
Letter from supported family
Tue 20 May 2014, Category: Internal
Facebook page launch
Sun 11 May 2014, Category: Fundraising
Half-term Family Fun
Sun 16 June 2013, Category: Internal
Fundraising Event at Stoke Fleming Village Hall
Mon 22 October 2012, Category: Press Release
Grant Award from Devon Community Foundation
Mon 28 May 2012, Category: Internal
Kingsbridge Mayor adopts Charity
Wed 30 March 2011, Category: Press release
Home-Start UK launches official Facebook and Twitter Pages
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I feel I'm giving something back as a volunteer because I needed a Home-Start volunteer myself when my life got a bit complicated.

A Volunteer