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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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  • Flippin' pancake festival

    31 January 2018

    The annual pancake race is now in its eighth year and it continues to be a popular and exciting event. This is the second year that Home-Start Hertfordshire will be running the event, in conjunction with The Hertfordshire Business Independent, after...

  • It's been an award winning year for Home-Start Herts!

    22 December 2017

    In May we were delighted to be shortlists for the Hertfordshire Inspire awards under two categories, Social Enterprise of the year and Community Champions.  Imagine our surprise and overwhelming excitement when we were chosen as winners in both categ...

  • Our Sahara trekker heroes

    22 November 2017

    Claire and Tommy undertook an amazing 100km trek across the Sahara dessert over 5 days, all in aid of Home-Start Herts. After months of training, the day finally came and with nervous anticipation they boarded their plane to start an adventure of a...