HOME-START is a voluntary organisation in which volunteers offer regular support, friendship and practical help to young families under stress in their own homes, helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown, and emphasising the pleasures of family life. HOME-START provides a breathing space for parents and elbow-room for many professional workers who refer any family with at least one child under school age to the scheme.
Home Start Caithness is a member of Home Start UK - web site www.home-start.org.uk
Home Start UK web site
10 Harbour Terrace
News for HomeStart Caithness
Thousands of hours contributed to national programme. Health Secretary Humza Yousaf has thanked volunteers who have now contributed more than 25,000 hours to help deliver the national vaccination programme.
Twice as many low income families (under £16,000 p.a.) are not optimistic about life after lockdown compared with those earning more (over £30,000 p.a.) 57% parents are concerned about their own wellbeing or mental health in the year ahead. 65 % of parents are particularly worried about their children's social development.
Come and see our new office at Stevenson House, Harbour Street, Wick Tuesday 19th June 2012 "To build the kind of society that we all want, we need to pay more attention to the way that we relate to our youngest children. Science is helping us to understand why it is that the way we love our children matters so much." Dr.
Home-Start are moving to new premises! Hello to Stevenson House! Goodbye to the Community Education Office! As of Wednesday 2nd May 2012, Home-Start Caithness will be moving to a new home - Office 4, Stevenson House, 10 Harbour Terrace, Wick, KW1 5HB. HomeStart have been at the Community Education Office since Home-Start Caithness was 'born' 13 years ago, so 2nd May will be a mixed day - one of sadness at leaving to Community Education Office, but one of happiness going somewhere fresh and new.
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