A child’s early years are critical to their future.
We help families in Guernsey give their children the best start in life.
What is Home-Start Guernsey?
A local based charity that provides a proactive home visiting programme in which trained parent volunteers, supported by paid staff, work with parents who have at least one child under seven in a family recognised as being ‘under stress’.
What does Home-Start Guernsey Offer?
Home-Start Guernsey offers support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children.
Home-Start support helps:
• Reduce family isolation and increase social networks
• Strengthen parent-child relationships
• Improve parents’ physical health and emotional well-being
• Develop and improve parenting skills
• Improve the home environment
• Improve children’s health, well-being and development
• Increase access to health, education and community services
Our contacts here to help you
Ayesha has been with Home-Start Guernsey since 2016. Ayesha has a varied experience working in Domestic abuse, child protection, learning Disabilities and ADHD etc.
‘I enjoy working for Home-Start because you get to see a family grow and know that what we do can make a difference to a families day to day life. As a parent we have all found challenges and knowing we can help others is a rewarding experience’
Caroline has recently started working for Home-Start joining the team in January 2018. Caroline trained as a Primary School teacher and has experience of working in mainstream and special needs schools with a variety of age groups. She also trained as a Literacy Support teacher.
‘I am thrilled to be joining Home-Start in what is set to be an exciting year with our 10th anniversary. I hope I can make a difference to all of the families we will be working with this year’
Members of the board
Patrons: Lady K Corder, Sir Richard Collas
Chair: Wayne Bulpitt
Vice Chair: David Clark
Treasurer: Jurat Jonathan Hooley
Trustees: Jackie Edwards, Ali Le Tocq, Stephen Eldridge, Judith Barker
Family Representative: Vacant
Volunteer Representative Trustee: Hermione Surcombe