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Getting through the lockdown – tips and resources for entertaining children

We know times are difficult currently with lives turned upside down and this can be an anxious and very unsettling time for all of us, but especially children who are suddenly without their usual routines.  Home-Start North Dorset have kindly shared their tips and resources that can help to entertain children during this time and […]

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Home-Start Kirklees will continue to support families safely throughout the Covid-19 situation. All volunteer visits and group support sessions are suspended for the time being and our staff are working remotely from home. Staff are offering support to families and volunteers via telephone sessions, texts and email. This is a challenging time for all of […]

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Corona Virus booklet for children

We know there is much uncertainty and anxiety about Corona virus in particular amongst children. We have been sent this booklet which explains the issue in a clear, child friendly way. Please feel free to download it to share with children in your care kids coronavirus booklet

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Volunteering video

We are pleased to share our short volunteering video with you. Huge thanks to all our volunteers who took part in the filming and shared their experiences of volunteering with us. If you are interested in volunteering please give us a call on 01484 421925. We have 2 new training courses starting in January 2020 […]

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Quality for Health award

We have recently been awarded Level 2 in ‘Quality for Health’, assessed through Voluntary Action Calderdale (VAC) and Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group. The award provides evidence that Home-Start Kirklees is well-managed, delivering high quality services and that the  outcomes achieved are driven by need in the community. The assessment covered areas including Service User experience, […]

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Watch our 20th Anniversary celebration video here

We are pleased to share with stakeholders a new film produced by Home-Start Kirklees which celebrates our 20th anniversary as an independent charity.   The footage was filmed at one of the young parents groups and the 20th anniversary afternoon tea event that was attended by families and volunteers last month. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqYezy6N8WQ Home-Start would like to […]

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