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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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  • Help us take fundraising to new heights

    28 February 2018

    We are looking for thrill seekers to take part in a Home-Start Herts first ever sky dive challenge.  A tandem skydive is a once in a lifetime challenge! It is one of the most exhilarating experiences you could ever dream of doing! Watch these videos...

  • Flippin' pancake festival

    31 January 2018

    *******UPDATE ******   What a flipping great pancake festival we had in St Albans! 32 teams from local Businesses and organisations competed for the prestigious winning trophies Competition was fierce, but Private Fly claimed the title as winn...

  • 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...