We are thrilled and delighted to announce that we have been awarded £373,000 by the Big Lottery Fund for a new 5 year project ‘Confronting Disadvantage in Bristol’ which will start in April 2017. This project will build on existing work funded by the Big Lottery , enabling us to extend our reach in Bristol, […]
Over the weekend we were at Sainsbury’s in Winterstoke Road bag packing to raise funds. Thank you to all our helpers, to the lovely shoppers who donated, and to Sainsbury’s for the gift card towards food for our 30th Birthday Party.
Liz, our new FSW collecting a trolley full of Easter eggs which were donated by customers of Sainsbury’s, Winterstoke Road. Thank you everyone!
Meet Liz, our new Family Support Worker – welcome to the team! Hi, I am Liz, the new Family Support Worker for Home-Start Bristol. I am lucky enough to be Mum to two sets of twins who are now all at primary school, who keep me busy! When I am not chasing around after my […]
Our 30th Birthday quiz was a great success, we raised over £400! Thank you to Phil, our Question Master and to everyone who came along to support us.
Congratulations to all 11 new volunteers on completing our 36 hour accredited training! Next step – matching them with families!
Thank you to Nisbet’s in Avonmouth for choosing us to receive this donation – they like to focus their help towards local charities and we fitted this criteria. It will be used to support local families. Pictured with Scheme Manager Bev Symonds are Rose Nisbet (right) and Stacey Lewis (Engagement Assistant)
Welcome to Zara – a Health and Social Care student – who is on placement with us this week. Zara is gaining some experience before she start her nursing degree later this year.
Great volunteer training event yesterday – delivered by Helen (Alive N Kicking Healthy Weight Practitioner). Our volunteers gained some really useful information on healthy eating to share with their HS families.
Janet joined Home-Start Bristol in 2002 and has been visiting families ever since – in that time she has supported 17 families – visiting them for 2-3 hours each week to provide emotional and practical help. She is also an Adviser to the Board playing a key role in organising events like the Volunteer’s Summer […]