Edna’s Story

Edna is 80 years old. She has volunteered with Home-Start for 15 years and has changed the lives of hundreds of people.
On Mother’s Day, Edna went to the cinema with her family. Watch what happened when she found out she was really the star of the show and was unexpectedly reunited with the families she’s helped throughout the years.

 

Sheffield children sing for Home-Start

This Saturday (21st March) sees junior and infant schools across Sheffield singing their hearts out at St John’s Church Ranmoor in aid of the city’s leading family support charity, Home-Start Sheffield.

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Home-Start Sheffield Volunteers have tea with the Lord Mayor

Volunteers at Home-Start Sheffield were invited to the Town Hall to join the Lord Mayor, Cllr Peter Rippon, who took the time to talk to volunteers and praised the unseen work that they do. He said that volunteers are “the glue that holds the city together”

Make, play and learn with Home-Start

Parents as Teachers is a programme run by Home-Start Sheffield that offers support on learning, growth and development in children 0 – 3 years. We want to help parents make the most of their children’s curiosity and eagerness for learning. We offer fun activities to do with your children that encourages language, motor, social-emotional and intellectual development. Please come and join us at the sessions. All materials and information is provided and the sessions are free!

The sessions are being held at  the Together Women Project, 106 Arundle Lane, S1 4RF

The activities and dates are:
Tunnels, Sandpit and Active Play on 12th November
Making Shakers on 10th December
Books and Reading on 14th January

Each session will run from 9.30 to 11am, please contact Together Women Project on 2758282 or call in to book a place.

PAFT at TWP

Falling for Home-Start families

Home-Start Sheffield supports over 550 vulnerable children every year by providing advice, support and practical help to families in need.

Families we work with have said that they are in free-fall and describe Home-Start as their parachute.

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Lose the Blues group has moved

From Tuesday 10th June, our Lose the Blues group will be held at the Primrose Childrens Centre on Creswick Street.

This group is for women vulnerable to or diagnosed with Postnatal depression and has a programme of activites for parents and children.

It runs every Tuesday, 1-3pm.  For more information or to make a referral please call Joanne Glen on 0114 2788377.LTB Poster-page-001

Thank you to all the ‘Stanage Stumblers’ 2014

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On Sunday 4th May, over 170 people showed their support for Home-Start by walking or in some cases running up to 25 miles! It was our best turn out in 5 years and we hope to have smashed our previous achievement by raising over £3000 to support vulnerable Sheffield families.

We would like to thank everyone who took part, helped on the day and donated raffle prizes.  There are more photos on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/stanagestumble

 

Chief exec of Home-Start UK visits Sheffield

This week we had a visit from Rob Parkinson the new Chief Exec of Home-Start UK and we were joined by staff from other Home-Starts in the region.  It was interesting to hear about Rob’s background and his vision for Home-Start.

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