Royston, Buntingford & South Cambridgeshire

About Us

We support local families with children aged 9 and under through tough times – providing highly-trained volunteers and expert support for parents when they need us the most.

Get Support

Being a parent can be lonely, frustrating and overwhelming. Our volunteers work alongside families to provide free practical and emotional support, which is compassionate, non-judgemental and confidential.

Volunteer

Find out how you can make a real difference to a local family for just two to three hours a week.

Fundraise

Have fun fundraising for us: Attend our fundraising events, organise a small event of your own, take on a fundraising challenge or join our Fundraising Events Team!

Donate

How your donation will support our vital work.

We’re there for parents when they need us the most, because childhood can’t wait.

Home-start Royston and South Cambridgeshire mapAs we all know, being a parent has never been easy. It can be lonely, frustrating, heart-breaking and overwhelming and life-changing events can happen to anyone.

Our charity has successfully supported local families since 1983 – working alongside parents through all kinds of tough times, such as:

Mental Ill health and post-natal depression, isolation, physical disability and illness, the end of a relationship, multiple-aged children and bereavement.

We offer:

  • Weekly home-visiting, which is free, non-judgemental, compassionate and confidential
  • Two family support groups in Royston and Buntingford
  • Expert guidance to other support services and resources

Affiliated to Home-Start UK

Latest news

Help Home-Start the ‘easyfundraising’ way when you shop online

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Home-Start’s Virtual Gin Tasting Event – A Spanking Success

It’s a summer’s evening. The light falls long over the garden. Golden spears of sunlight glint through the branches of the tree, where a pre-slumberous…

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Helping local families stay safe with a donation of facemasks

As we find the rules around lockdown being relaxed and more options available to us for shopping and socialising, it’s really important to remember that…

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Forthcoming events

EVENT: Hotel Chocolat Tasting

Don’t miss out on our wonderful chocolate tasting event for the month of September in collaboration with Hotel Chocolat…

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EVENT: Virtual Balloon Race

Let’s go fly… a balloon! The Royston Kite Festival is one of the highlights of the local calendar: a day out on Royston Heath in…

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EVENT: Rocket Ales Tasting

NEW DATE!! Owing to the demands of the season, we are extending our ticket sales until 21st August. We are thrilled to be working in…

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