Home-Start Wessex

50 years Campaign

Giving children the best start in life, by supporting parents through challenging times for 50 years. Help us continue to be there when families need us most. Because childhood can't wait. Your donation can change the course of a young families life
raised of £50,000 target
by 61 supporters
RCN 1109046

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A young lady and her husband were thrilled to finally be having twins after an IVF journey. Sadly, dad passed away from cancer before the babies were born leaving mum devastated and alone coping with autistic twin boys.

We have hundreds more stories like this. Parents struggling with bereavement, domestic abuse, disability, poor mental health. Whatever the situation we are there to offer support. Home-Start have been a shoulder to lean on for 50 years. Offering specially trained volunteers to be there for families facing their most challenging times.

Home-Start took away the loneliness. I don't think I'd be here, or the children would be here if it wasn't for those Thursday mornings. When no one else was there....you were."

About the charity

Home-Start Wessex

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RCN 1109046
Home-Start Wessex offers free, confidential support, advice and practical help to parents of young children living across Dorset who are going through a difficult time. Our mission is to be there for families when they need us the most, because childhood can't wait.

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