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Our current Family Innovation Fund (FIF) contracts end on 31st March 2019 and we are no longer taking  referrals for over 11’s. Essex County Council has now recommissioned services to be delivered by The Children’s Society, Kids Inspire across North East Essex.  This early help support will focus on outcomes that support children, young people and parents/carers to;...


We have had a great 3 days of Healthy Eating Cookery Workshops

Thanks to some bespoke funding from Subway and Heart Research U.K  we have been able to deliver some amazing cookery workshops along with some planned sporting activities.   We have had the pleasure of having a first class chef to mentor the young people Ian Samuels…….Children have been building skills in cooking form scratch and...


Christmas Party!

All children and parents supported by Home-Start Colchester between Dec 2016 – 2017 are invited to attend our Christmas Party at Jungle Adventure 18th Dec 2017. Call 01206 865349 or email


Essex Networking have raised £516.75 to benefit Home-Start Colchester.

Essex Networking have raised £516.75 to benefit Home-Start Colchester. The funds will go into the Linda Steers Family Fund to provide small grants to local supported families, after a family co-ordinator has identified a need that cannot be financed by other means. The fund is vital in today’s climate when families are struggling but resources...


Tatty Bumpkins group starting Sept 2017

Tatty Bumpkins group starting   Course starts Thursday 14thth Sept– 19th Oct 1.00pm -2.00pm Duration 6 weeks   If you have a pre-school child and would like to meet other parents in a facilitated group. Register your interest in booking a place on this 6 week course. Email: The group will also provide: Advice...

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