Our next courses…

‘Support from Home-Start is tremendous, they are always available for advice and support. The coordinators are very caring who treat all volunteers and families with a great deal of respect’ – Pat, Home-Start Volunteer

We have two courses starting in September 2020! One course in South Manchester and one in North Manchester

SOUTH MANCHESTER: There will be a course starting in September, 9.30am-2.30pm. Dates and venue TBC!

NORTH MANCHESTER: There will be a course starting on Thursday 10th September 9.30am-2.30pm, St Paul’s Church, Victoria Ave/Walker Road, Blackley, M9 6RA. The course will run once a week for 6 weeks with a break for half term.

We are hoping to deliver this course face to face however we are working on being able to deliver the course virtually if necessary!

To apply please email info@homestartmcr.org.uk or call 0161 721 4493

Please see below for session content.

  Session content
Week 1

– Welcome
– Introduction to Home-Start
– Meeting the Needs of families
– The Home-Start Relationship
Week 2

– Understanding the Needs of Families/1000 days
– Getting started as a Volunteer
– Support and Supervision
– Commitment and Boundaries
– Keeping Safe
Week 3

– Values & attitudes
– Confidentiality
– Listening Skills
Week 4

– Safeguarding   
Week 5

Domestic Abuse awareness
Mental Health awareness
Week 6
– Family life
– ACES
– Graduation