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Home-Start Staffordshire Moorlands

Open Monday to Thursday 9am to 12:30pm

Home-Start Staffordshire Moorlands is a registered charity, established in 1998 to offer support and early help to families who have at least one child under the age of 5. We offer friendly, compassionate home visiting or telephone support through our team of volunteers and groups for parents and children across the Moorlands district. Our approach is flexible and responsive to meet the needs of each individual family. What do we aim to do? Being a parent has never been easy. It can be lonely, frustrating, and at times overwhelming. Anyone can face tough times and that's why Home-Start Staffordshire Moorlands is here. Home-Start Staffordshire Moorlands support is:

  • Completely free - you do not have to pay for anything.
  • Entirely voluntary - you ask us for help and it is your choice whether to proceed with support.
  • On your terms - you decide what kind of support suits you best.
  • Non-judgmental - we're here to listen and support you.
  • Focussed on giving you the skills and confidence to be the parent you want to be, and to help you get the most out of family life.
  • Focussed on ensuring your children have the support they need.
  • Compassionate, confidential and individual.

We offer support for parents and children / young people needing help with: 

  • Parental isolation and loneliness
  • Building confidence and self esteem
  • Emotional health and wellbeing
  • Access to local services and facilities
  • Issues with a child's development
  • The impact of domestic abuse
  • Returning to employment or education
  • Parenting skills and strategies
  • Disability, special needs or the diagnosis of a serious illness 

BookStart Corner

Home-Start Staffordshire Moorlands also offers BookStart Corner to families. This consists of 4 visits within the family home with our dedicated BookStart staff and volunteers. The sessions promote reading and nursery rhyme activities with you and your child. We gift those accessing the service with BookStart resources for the families to keep. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Home-Start Staffordshire Moorlands
Telephone
01538 387231
E-mail
Info@homestartsm.org.uk
Website
Home Start Staffordshire Moorlands website

Where to go

Name
Home-Start Staffordshire Moorlands
Address
School Yard
Earl Street
Leek
Staffordshire
Postcode
ST13 6JT Get Directions (This link opens in a new tab)

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

How do I refer?

We accept referrals from professionals and self-referrals.  You can access our referral form via our website or by calling us on 01538 387231.  Please contact us via email or phone to make a self referral.

What happens when I am referred to the service?

One of our members of staff will contact you. We will arrange to come and see you to find out what you need help with and to see if we can help. Our volunteers are all trained and vetted.

DBS Checks

Have staff or volunteers been DBS (CRB) checked?
Yes
Last updated: 25 Apr 2022
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