About Home-Start Maldon
Home-Start Maldon is an independent registered charity that supports
families with at least one child under five, living in the Maldon
District and the Dengie.
The small staff team recruits and trains local volunteers and carefully
matches them with local
families who need support.
The scheme is managed by a board of volunteer trustees and is responsible for raising all its own
We are funded by the Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group and the Big
Lottery enabling us to provide this service at no cost to our families.
Our volunteers, who are parents themselves, support other parents by
visiting them in their own homes for a couple of hours each week.
Our support is free, confidential and non-judgemental. In fact, almost 25%
of families refer themselves to Home-Start - which speaks for itself.
What do we do?
Home-Start believes that children need a happy and secure childhood and
that parents play the key role in giving their children a good start in
life and helping them achieve their full potential.
We help to increase the confidence and independence of families by:
To find out more
about Home-Start help for families,
- Visiting families in their own homes to offer support, friendship and practical assistance.
- Reassuring parents that their childcare problems are not unusual or unique.
- Encouraging parents' strengths and emotional well-being for the ultimate benefit of their children.
- Trying to get the fun back into family life.