Author Archives: Helen

Nailsea Singing Project Choirs

A new volunteer, Gill had organised a concert at Holy Trinity Church, Nailsea on Saturday 16th June. She invited us to sell cakes and hold a raffle, which we did! We raised £155 towards supporting local families. Thank you to … Continue reading

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Open Gardens

Our volunteer representative is holding an open garden with tea and cakes in aid of Homestart North Somerset in Backwell on Saturday May 26th from 2pm onwards. Please contact the office on 01934 419396 for more details if you would … Continue reading

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Mums in Mind

Yesterday was massage and mindfulness at Mums in Mind with gentle chat, support and mum focussed activities this week.  One mum arrived feeling “sad, anxious and shakey” but on leaving feeling said she felt “calmer and relieved” saying “thanks for … Continue reading

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Volunteer Preparation Course

Here are some of our new recruits on week six of the volunteer preparation course. Today, we have been out in the sunshine discussing values and attitudes.

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Join us as a Trustee

We are looking for some enthusiastic people, who are committed to the work of Home-Start, to join us as trustees, helping to run this valuable charity. If you have a few hours each month you could give to this interesting … Continue reading

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Weston Lions

Thank you to Weston Lions for their kind donation of £500. Dali Sidebottom, Home-Start North Somerset, Chair of Trustees receiving the cheque.

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Portishead Rotary Club

      A huge thank you to Portishead Rotary club for the donation to Home-Start North Somerset of £100.

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Mums in Mind Group

A couple of weeks ago we welcomed a lovely new group of mums to Mums in Mind, our peer support group for mums experiencing low mood, anxiety or isolation with a new baby. Our lovely cosy room at Portishead Children’s … Continue reading

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Awards for All Big Lottery

We are delighted to have received £8500 through Awards for All, Big Lottery Fund. This money will go towards developing our Mums in Mind group work. This is a very exciting time for us and this will allow us to support more parents in … Continue reading

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Home-Start North Somerset Curry Night

Thank you to all of our supporters who attended our wonderful Curry Night at the end of January. 95 people sat down to a delicious curry at Claverham Community Centre and were then entertained by our delightful Bollywood dancers who … Continue reading

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