Curry Night

Curry Night

Saturday 12th January 2019

7pm to 10pm

St Andrews Church, Off Old Church Road

Clevedon BS21 7UE

Miss Mess and her spectacular hula hooping entertainment

Curry provided by Emdad from Scoop and Spice

Bar provided by Home-Start North Somerset

3 course meal and non alcoholic punch included

£15 tickets in advance available from Home-Start North Somerset

T: 01934 419396

E:admin@home-startnorthsomerset.org.uk

(Tables will hold 8 people in a group, there will also be some mixed tables)

Charity number: 1111549    www.home-startnorthsomerset.org.uk

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Mums in Mind

We had a lovely calm and creative week again at Mums in Mind.  The babies made their first Christmas presents, some gorgeous footprint coasters that the wonderful Rene from Goodlands Tea Party will take away and fire in her kiln.  There was lots of chat around our craft table as some amazing vision boards were created.  One mum felt particularly proud for having achieved this as it has been suggested in her support from Positive Step.  It’s lovely to be backing up the professional support that mums sometimes have alongside group and providing a space for mums to just share and understand each other with no judgement.  Our volunteers did a superb job of supporting the babies to sleep, feed and play while we ended the session with a nurturing mindfulness relaxation.

 

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Christmas Fundraising Events

Home-Start North Somerset will be fundraising at the following Christmas events;

We would love to see you there.

Backwell School, Christmas Fayre

Friday 30th November between 6pm – 9pm

Nailsea Farmer’s Market

Saturday 15th December 2018 between 9am – 1pm

 

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Now Recruiting Volunteers

Home-Start North Somerset is looking to recruit parents and grandparents to join our friendly team of home visiting volunteers.

If you can spare 2-4 hours a week and are parent yourself we would like to hear from you. In return we offer ongoing training and support from a dedicated coordinator.

Our next preparation course starts on Thursday January 17th 2019 and is held every Thursday morning over the following 9 weeks.  You will need to apply now to be ready to start the course in January.

To apply

please call 01934 419396

or

e-mail admin@home-startnorthsomerset.org.uk.

Applicants will be referenced and undergo an enhanced DBS check.

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Home-Start UK – Quality Assurance

Well done to all the Home-Start North Somerset team on achieving a high quality standard at the recent Home-Start UK Quality Assurance review.

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Volunteer Support Session – Mindfulness

Our volunteers enjoyed a Mindfulness support session last week which was run by Dr Jessica Munafo, who is a Clinical Psychologist. Everyone agreed that they could use it for themselves and their families.

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We are recruiting volunteers now

VolunteerYou can make a real difference to families who are struggling to enjoy family life for a variety of reasons by volunteering for Home-Start.

You will need to be a parent and able to offer friendship and support to a family with children under 5 in North Somerset.

We offer comprehensive support and training.

Phone us now for more details on how to become a volunteer.
Call the Home-Start Team on 01934 419396

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

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Thatchers Foundation

Thank you to Thatchers Foundation for the donation of £1500 to provide friendship and support to a Home-Start family in Banwell.

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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 Gill, the choirs and all who contributed to the cakes and the raffle.

Diane, Trustee

 

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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 like to go.

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