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Home-Start's trade mark early intervention model includes training and matching volunteers with families from all walks of life, who are finding it difficult to cope, by providing non-judgmental, practical and emotional support. Home-Start helps parents find ways to manage and resolve their difficulties before they become more serious.

Each local Home-Start is an independent charity.  Home-Start Erewash is funded by Children in Need, Henry Smith, Garfield Weston and the Big Lottery.  It is highly rated by both statutory and non-statutory funders as a value for money, professional tailor-made service supporting families.


  • Reduce family isolation and increase social support networks
  • Strengthen parent-child relationships
  • Improve parent's physical health and emotional wellbeing
  • Develop and improve parenting skills
  • Improve the home environment
  • Improve children's health, wellbeing and development
  • Increase access to health, education and community services