Who can refer to Home-Start?

Families can contact us themselves or can be referred by a professional working with the family. Please complete one of the forms below (edit and email back to us email us at office@homestartsouthwarwickshire.org.uk or post to 23 Bridgetown Road, Stratford upon Avon CV37 7JH. Alternatively email us as above or text/call 07564543806.

Are you a professional wanting to refer a family?

If you are a health visitor, doctor, social worker, or any other professional working with families and you feel someone would benefit from our services, you can make a referral on their behalf, with their consent. If you’d like to discuss a family’s needs first please contact us using the details at the top of the page.

We keep a small waiting list: family support is governed by the availability and suitability of volunteers. We will always give you guidance as to the current situation regarding volunteer availability.

If you have any questions just give us a call!

Are you a parent needing support?

Please do get in touch, we are here to help you if you are struggling with physical or mental health, you feel isolated or lonely, have twins/triplets or a number of young children close together. Or you might just be feeling overwhelmed with parenting or need some help with your child’s behaviour.

Here’s what a couple of our supported families have said about the help they’re receiving:

‘My volunteer just understands what I need. Each week she sees where I’m struggling and she just slips in to help. Without any judgement or making me feel inadequate’

‘I met my volunteer just before lockdown and I’m so pleased that this happened. It was great to have someone to message who was non family because I could talk and vent. Also when we started going for walks it was just time for me because I told my husband he had to look after our little girl while I was out! And while we were walking we were chatting about everything and when I got back home it felt like my head had cleared’


Professionals Referral Form

Self Referral Form