Since opening in October 1997, Home-Start Barnet has acheived:

Volunteers recruited and trained

Supported Families

Children we have worked with

“Home-Start did something that no counsellor, professional, friend or family member could do… You gave me the old Yasmine I once knew and was frightened I had lost. This is the mother my children need.”

Every penny goes directly

Every penny we raise goes directly towards helping local families in need:

  • 49% is spent on volunteer home visits in Barnet
  • 24% is spent on volunteer home visits in Harrow
  • 6% is spent on our weekly Family Group
  • 3% is spent on Money Smart – offering financial advice and support to families with money problems
  • 4% Domestic Violence programmes, including Play Therapy for children
  • 7% on running our charity shop ‘The Loft’, where our families can gain valuable work experience
  • 7% on delivering other services, such as new-mum and health coaching

What your money can do

  • £5 gives a child a Christmas present
  • £10 funds a Home-Start volunteer’s first visit to a family
  • £15 helps a family attend a Family Group
  • £35 pays for a child to go on our summer trip to the seaside
  • £50 trains a Home-Start volunteer, ready to go into a family home and offer practical support
  • £250 – or the equivalent in food – provides a joyful summer picnic for our families
  • £1,000 supports a family in need for a year
  • £3,500 will take 100 children, young people and families on the trip to the seaside
  • £5,000 funds an accredited Parenting programme for 12 parents

How you can help

So, whatever you can spare, please, donate here now.


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