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 here for you…

As the Covid crisis continues, many families are finding things tough; financially, emotionally, socially, with many reaching crisis point having never felt so isolated.

Our Volunteers can offer you weekly contact that is confidential, free and just for you.

You don’t need to be referred by another professional, you can contact us today to talk about support, with no obligation to take it on. Sometimes, a friendly chat can make all the difference.

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

Navigating the Motherhood Maze: MasterChef Alternative

This week Jude’s delightful and hilarious blog reminds us that it’s important to cut ourselves slack. Sometimes, especially through the medium of the media, you…

Read more

The science (and wonder) of tea with teapigs™

teapigs™ Tea School Tea might be considered the ultimate English drink, but have you ever wondered what makes tea green? Or what makes White Tea…

Read more

Forthcoming events

EVENT: Tea Tasting Experience

At Home with Home-Start: Tea Tasting Experience in partnership with teapigs Friday 19th February (2:00 pm – 3:00 pm) & Saturday 20th February 2021 (1:00…

Read more

EVENT: Lush Party

At Home with Home-Start: Lush Party in partnership with Lush UK (Cambridge) When: Saturday, 12th December 2020 (08:00 pm – 10:30 pm GMT) Christmas is…

Read more

EVENT: Home-Start Living Advent Calendars

Home-Start Living Advent Calendars – Creating 24 days of wonder Starts on Tuesday, 1st December 2020 BST This year, our usual Christmas activities look less…

Read more

Donors Include

Partner logo
Partner logo
Partner logo
Partner logo

Sign up to receive regular email updates

For more information about how we store your information, please read our privacy policy. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of our emails. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.