Home-Start Central Lancashire offers tailored support to families within the Chorley, South Ribble, West Lancashire and Preston areas when you have at least one child between 0-11 years old for our home visiting service and between 0-19 for our People in Crisis Support work.
We recruit and train volunteers, who have parenting experience from within our local communities. They visit you at home once a week and stay with you for up to three hours each time, they offer informal, friendly, confidential and developmental support.
We can support you to develop your confidence, strengthen your relationships with your children and help with their development, and widen your links with the local community.
We offer tailored support, a home visiting coordinator will come out to visit you, discuss your family’s individual needs and together highlight what value a home visiting volunteer could add to your circumstances.
“Home-Start helped me get back on top and start planning for the future.”
Being a parent can be the hardest job especially when circumstances change. Everyone needs some help and support at some point in their lives, a volunteer we can help:
Home visiting volunteers can visit you once a week and stay with you for up to three hours. In that time they will work alongside you giving you the practical and emotional support that you and your coordinator have planned beforehand.
“Home-Start have made a big difference to our family by making us not feel alone, supporting our varying needs by helping us to get out of the house and access groups.”
If you feel you would benefit from receiving home visiting support than you can make a self-referral by completing our Request For Service Form below.
If you are a professional seeking help for a family then you must gain consent from the family in order to make the request for service on their behalf.