Referrers

We help families with young children through a combination of home visiting support and social activities.

Home-Start...building strong partnerships to support families

In any local community Home-Start will be one of several organisations working with families and we value our relationships with other agencies. Since Home-Start is a voluntary organisation it can offer a flexible approach to individual families.

Home-Start support is not a substitute for professional services but complementary to them, and the best results are achieved through an active partnership between professionals and Home-Start.

Who can refer families to Home-Start?

The main referrers to Home-Start are health visitors and professionals in the social care and child care sectors. Others include GP's and those working in the fields of mental health, education, early years and probation. Around a quarter of families self refer.

How to refer a family

Once the completed registration form has been received we will:

Copies of our referral pack are also available upon request and can be sent electronically or by mail.