Illuminate the Gardens with Home-Start SY

We are excited to be part of the first Illuminate the Gardens on Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th November where we will be offering temporary tattoos, nail painting and children’s activities.  Our trained staff will be on hand to offer parenting advice and discuss volunteering opportunities in South Yorkshire.

For more information and to book tickets please see www.illuminatethegardens.co.uk

Under 1’s Group video

We are really pleased to share with you a short video that Little Sheffield made at a recent visit to our Ecclesfield Under 1’s group.  We would like to thank our group volunteer Zoe for making this group a huge success and for being so welcoming and lovely.

We are moving!

NEW HOME FOR HOME-START!

We are very excited to announce that we are moving to our new Family Hub in Sheffield this weekend!

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AGM 2016

Thank you to everyone who came along to the AGM on Monday 28th November, it was lovely to see so many of our volunteers and supporters.

Thank you too to Greg Fell, Public Health for his inspiring presentation.  If you were unable to make it a copy of the presentation here: homestart-gf and a look back at Home-Start South Yorkshire over the last year here: home-start-south-yorkshire-2016-agm

The Stanage Stumble 2017

The Stanage Stumble will be back in 2017 on Sunday 7th May, this is a challenging 12, 17 or 25 mile route with 10 hour time    limit via the beautiful Limb Valley, Fox House, Stanage Edge returning over Redmires Moor back to Limb      Valley and finish. (The route has been revised for this year only).  Runners welcome on all routes and well      behaved dogs on leads permitted.

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Volunteer Foundation Courses – January 2017

If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering for Home-Start South Yorkshire we have a range of foundation courses available across the region:

Sheffield – Thursdays at Norfolf Park Centre, Monday and Wednesday Evenings/Wednesday and Friday daytimes at the Family Hub

Doncaster – Thursday daytime, Central Childrens Centre

Rotherham – Wednesday daytime, Unity Centre

Barnsley – Wednesday Evening, Horizon Children’s Centre

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Christmas e-card 2015
Our Barnsley office will be closed for the Christmas break from 12:00 on Friday 18th December and our Sheffield Office will be closed from 2pm on Wednesday 23rd December.

Both offices will re-open on Monday 4th January.

We wish you all a very happy Christmas and a peaceful

new year from everyone at Home-Start South Yorkshire.

Next date for Volunteer Training

Pictures 040 smallThe next preparation course for volunteers will begin on Wednesday 13th January 2016 and will run for 7 weeks.  We will then be running additional courses later in the year.

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