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Home-start Ashford and District

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  • Location:
    Kent
  • Type of support:
    A place people can go, Events, Face-to-face help
  • Groups supported:
    Men, New/young parents

We offer various types of support to families experiencing a range of difficulties including, disability and illness, multiple birth, separation/bereavement and mental health including PND. We offer:

Home Visiting Volunteers – Weekly support from a trained volunteer for up to a year (at least one child under 5 years)

Family Support Workers – Short term (up to 12 visits) intensive support with a specific outcome eg financial budget (at least one child under 5 years)

Chill with Dad – Twice Monthly group for Dads/Male Carers offering social & emotional support, informal learning and organised play activities (up to 8 years old)

Teatime Play Sessions – After school themed sessions providing informal learning opportunities and a time to eat together as a whole family.

Our services are suitable for new parents or those with young children. We also offer volunteering opportunities to support families either as a Home-Visiting volunteer or as a Group volunteer.