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We are recruiting for a Breastfeeding Lead!

Fixed Term Contract until 31 July 2019  Salary: NJC Spinal Column Point 31 £28,221 pro rata – 37 hours per week As part of our partnership work with Thriving Kirklees, we have a new post available for a breastfeeding lead, who will be responsible for introducing and managing the new breastfeeding project together with the […]

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Our young mums in the Yorkshire Post

Some of the mums who attended our Young Parents weekly support groups were interviewed recently as part of a study into loneliness and isolation in new mothers. We think they gave a great account of the position many new parents find themselves in and how they benefit from Home-Start’s group support. Read their interview here… […]

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New volunteer training – September 2018

We are starting a training course for new volunteers on Thursday 20th September 2018 . It will run every Thursday until 3rd November, but there will be a break for February half term. It runs 9.30am – 2.30pm and is at our offices in Dalton, Huddersfield. You’ll receive training on how Home-Start works including confidentiality, […]

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Congratulations to our volunteer Sammi!

Congratulations to one of our wonderful Home-Start volunteers, Samantha Rupa, who has successfully completed her Health and Community Development degree at The University of Huddersfield achieving a 2:1 in the process!! Samantha (Sammi) joined Home-Start as a volunteer in June 2013.  Sammi, a mother of two young children aged 2 & 5 had decided she […]

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Fancy becoming a Trustee?

Fancy becoming a Trustee? Home-Start Kirklees has been going since 1999 and we believe that children need a secure and happy environment to thrive, and that parents are the key to providing that: it’s just that sometimes they need a bit of help. Through our trained parent volunteers we have supported over 1500 families who […]

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