News & Updates

Dad Matters Calderdale – News

Our Dad Matters service in Calderdale is now up an running and Matthew is attending events and services across Halifax and the towns that make up the Calderdale Council area. Last week saw the launch of the Central Halifax Family Hub at Jubilee – with more to follow at  North Halifax, Calder & Ryburn, Upper …

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Child Safety Week

Child Safety Week 2023 runs from Monday 5th to Sunday 11th June. Child Safety Week is the Child Accident Prevention Trust’s annual community education campaign, acting as a catalyst for thousands of safety conversations and activities UK-wide. Home-Start Leeds also wants to help families build confidence and skills in managing the real risks to Leeds …

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Celerating Success – ‘Investors in Volunteers’

A huge congratulations to our Volunteers and Staff Team. Home-Start Leeds has had confirmation of our ‘Investors in Volunteers’ accreditation for the next three years. In our assessment we received ‘Fully Met’ in all six Quaity Area: Vision for volunteering Planning for Volunteers Volunteer inclusion Recruiting and welcoming Volunteers Supporting Volunteers Valuing and developing Volunteers …

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Christmas Gifts of Joy

Many many thanks to St Oswalds Church, Collingham for the wonderful gifts for our Families. Making a difference at Christmas is difficult for many this year and your gifts will bring smilies.

A Big Big Thank You

A huge thank you to Welcome Skate Store Leeds for providing presents for our Families. We know there will be many smiling faces on Christmas Day which is especially great this year when everyone is struggling.

Making a Difference this Christmas

Thank you once again to Openreach for supporting families we support again this year. We know that everyone is struggling so your support is very much appreciated

Seasonal Joy

Thank you to the staff at BT Leeds for their donation of Christmas Gifts for Leeds families. We know this is a difficult time for all and will make a huge difference for children on Christmas morning.

Santa Sacks of Joy

A big thank you to Sedulo for their Santa Sacks of Christmas presents. A really amazing response that will go a long way to making Christmas Day a special day for Leeds children. Parents have told us this really will make a difference this year.

Dogs helping out for Xmas

A very big thank you to John at Dogs Go Walking Dogs Go Walking | Dog walking service in Wetherby and Tony at Paws First Yorkshire (2) Paws First Yorkshire | Facebook for your fantastic collection from your clients to support families across the Leeds area this Christmas. Your gifts will really make a difference …

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Chrsitmas Jumper Day Cheer

The Fabulous Staff at NIC Group Leeds had a Christmas Jumper Day and donated these fantastic gifts for Home Start Leeds families. Christmas can be a difficult time for many families with health and financial difficulties but even more so this year, so this is a lovely thing to do. Thank you so much