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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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  • An evening in the Sahara

    19 May 2017

    St Michael’s Manor will be transformed in to the Sahara for 1 night only for a fabulous fundraising evening in support of our courageous team of Sahara Trekkers. Our trekkers are undertaking a challenging five day, 100km expedition across the Sahara...

  • Great support from local rotary clubs

    13 May 2017

    The Rotary Clubs have always been great supporters of Home-Start and this year we were delighted to be one of the St Albans Charity Cycle Ride's (SACCR) chosen charities. Our team signed up for the 10 mile challenge. After a slight incline to start...

  • A wonderful week of walking!

    04 May 2017

    The 5th Stevenage Walking Festival takes place on 6th to 14th May 2017 This fantastic week of events is put together, with the support of Stevenage Borough Council, by members of Stevenage Leisure 50, North Herts Ramblers, and Stevenage Heal...