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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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  • Prep training course for Family Support volunteers starts soon!

    11 January 2017

    2017 is off to a flying start with the first family support volunteer training course of the year due to start the first week of February. Now more than ever, Home-Start Herts needs family support volunteers.  Our referrals are ever increasing, but...

  • The St Albans Pancake race, brought to you by Home-Start Herts

    10 January 2017

    We have teamed up with events company and business publication Hertfordshire Business Independent to take on the organisation of the prestigious, annual ‘St Albans pancake race’ and make it into a fundraising event that will help us continue supporti...

  • 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...