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Our Children's Charity is Dedicated to Supporting Families in Herts

Home-Start Herts is a children's charity and empowering-visionary family support service, built on trusted relationships and rooted in the community. 

We are a local family charity that offers emotional and practical support to parents with at least one child under 12.  Our team of trained volunteers visit families in their own home, building trusted relationships and providing focused support that is tailored to the family's individual needs.

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Home-Start Monthly Lottery!

For just £1 per week you will be allocated a six digit Unity Lottery number, which will remain yours for as long as you wish to keep playing. You can purchase more than one entry if you wish. Every Saturday, the lucky winners are selected at random and the prize cheques are issued and posted directly to you, so there is no need to claim. You must be 16 or over to enter. Winners have to match 3, 4 5 or all 6 digit of the winning number in the correct place in the sequence. A full set of rules are available at By Clicking Here 6 digits in the correct place wins £25,000 5 digits in the correct place wins £1,000 4 digits in the correct place wins £25 3 digits in the correct place wins £5

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  • The choir that Rocked!

    12 July 2016

    We were very privileged to be the beneficiary of 3 amazing performances by the award winning Hemel Hempstead and Welwyn rock Choirs. Over 250 singers performed a repertoire packed with toe tapping, body rocking, feel-good songs. The support for Hom...

  • Mark and Peter are preparing for the ride of their life to support local families & children

    06 July 2016

    Prudential RideLondon is the world’s greatest festival of cycling, with more than 100,000 cyclists expected to participate during the weekend of 29-31 July 2016. The Olympic Legacy route starts at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. Cycling...

  • Can't Stop The Feeling!!!

    21 June 2016

    A group of businesses in St Albans got together to recreate Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop The Feeling" track in aid of Home Start - Great fun and a fantastic cause. You can view the video by clicking here . This is what fundraising is all about! T...