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

Hug in a Mug Campaign Launch

Well, what a year 2020 has been so far hey? It’s been challenging in so many ways for us all. We’ve had lockdown, restrictions, home-schooling,…

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It’s official: The Home-Start Team are back in the office!

The Home-Start team have spent the last 5 ½ months working from home. We have embraced the technologies of Microsoft Teams, had regular virtual meetings…

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

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Forthcoming events

EVENT: Jack the Ripper Walk

At Home With Home-Start: Jack the Ripper Walk (Virtual Event) Saturday, 31st October 2020 (7:30 pm – 9:30 pm BST) If you’re fascinated with murder…

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EVENT: Cocktail Making Masterclass

At Home with Home-Start: Cocktail Making Masterclass with Pinkster Gin Thursday, 26th November 2020 (8:00 pm – 10:00 pm BST) We are really excited to…

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EVENT: Christmas Wreath Making

At Home with Home-Start: Christmas Wreath Making in partnership with The Flower Barn When: Saturday, 28th November 2020 (08:00 pm – 10:30 pm BST) Ever…

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