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Home-Start’s manifesto launch.

Home-Start’s manifesto launch. Manifesto available on the Home-Start website at www.home-start.org.uk/HSmanifesto On Thursday 17th July Home-Start launched its first policy manifesto with a reception on The Terrace Pavilion at the Palace of Westminster. Home-Start Colchester’s Patron , MP sir Bob Russell sponsored the event to the delight of the Home-Start Scheme. Home-Start called for children to...

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Home-Start Colchester Summer workshops!

Home-Start Colchester has been busy running exciting workshops for local children.  From cooking to Loom band making. Altogether we have delivered  5 workshops with another 2 cookery workshops to deliver!  

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Recipe 4 Health – Creation of a New Cook Book!

Home-Start Volunteers making us proud! Throughout the first half of 2014 a number of our volunteers have been working really hard on creating healthy recipe ideas for inclusion in a free recipe book which once completed is to be issued to a selected sample of our Home-Start families. The objective of the recipe book is...

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Well done Pat !

Pat a volunteer for Home-Start for 20 years, continues to make a difference to many in the  local community. When we look for positive role models we need not look very far than our own volunteers. Pat Newton a volunteer for Home-Start  Colchesterfor 20 years has been an inspiration to staff, fellow volunteers and many...

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Volunteers needed to support families!

Home-Start Colchester will be running a new preparation training course for new volunteers in Nov 2016. The scheme has lots of opportunities to support local children and parents. Please call 01206 865349 or email team@homestartcolchester.org.uk  for more information.  

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Goodbye to Pauline!

The scheme will say goodbye to Pauline Hillman who will be leaving the scheme at the end of the month. Pauline a former community school nurse has worked with Home-Start Colchester for 7 years. We will all miss her and wish her well in her early retirement.

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Healthy eating!

The Recipe4health Project delivered a recent workshop to encourage young people to look at their own eating habits and healthy options. Children 5 – 11 years created fruit art, self portraits in fruit. The project will be creating a recipe book of the children menus and the fruit art will form part of the work....