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2018 – Time to try something new?

We need more volunteers in all areas of the Island to offer support to families who are finding life difficult. If you would like to know more about the role of the Home-Start volunteer why not come along to our … Continue reading

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Could you support a family in your area?

We are currently recruiting for volunteers for our September training course. Home visiting volunteers to offer practical and emotional support on a regular basis to families experiencing difficulties. Most volunteers visit once a week for 2-3 hours. Volunteering can be flexible … Continue reading

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Duchess of Cambridge receives Royal welcome at Home-Start Greenwich

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has heard stories from volunteers and families about the work of Home-Start on a visit on Wednesday 18 March. At Home-Start Greenwich she learnt about the work done by local Home-Starts across the … Continue reading

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Facebook

We are pleased to say that we are now using Facebook to share news and information. Find us at www.facebook.com/homestartisleofwight and ‘like’ our page. Please bear in mind that if you choose to post comments your profile may be available … Continue reading

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Quality Assurance

We have recently had a Quality Assurance review by Home-Start UK and are delighted to say we achieved 100% against 8 standards. This is a fantastic acknowledgment of our work with families across the Island. A huge well done and thank … Continue reading

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Fantastic News to share

We are delighted to say that we have been successful in being awarded a 3 year funding grant from the Blagrave Trust to support our work. This will be the first time the Trust has funded a Home-Start scheme and we … Continue reading

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Summer 2014

We have enjoyed some great weather during the school holidays this year and our summer events have been our most successful yet. SUMMER PICNICS We organised ‘Get Together’ picnics in Cowes, East Cowes, Newport and Ryde. We were delighted that altogether 25 adults … Continue reading

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Local Support – Thank you so much to …

Quay Street Ladies Fellowship The ladies at the Quay Street group in Newport chose Home-Start Isle of Wight to be the charity they would support this year. We were delighted to receive a phone call to say we had been … Continue reading

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Keeping you informed.

We are trying to grow a database of users and supporters. If you are interested in learning the latest news from Home-Start Isle of Wight please consider signing up for our newsletter. We will not fill your inbox with messages, … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new website

We are pleased to announce our new presence on the web. Take a look around the website and let us know what you think by contacting us. If you like our site why not share it with your friends? If … Continue reading

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