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 April 2020! One course in South Manchester and one in North Manchester

SOUTH MANCHESTER: There will be a course starting in on Friday 24th April, 9.30am-2.30pm, in Wythenshawe at Benchill Children’s Centre, 22 Lyndene Rd, Manchester, M22 4PZ. The course will run once a week for 6 weeks with a break for bank holiday and half term.

NORTH MANCHESTER: There will be a course starting on Thursday 30th April, 9.30am-2.30pm, in Cheetham at Woodville Resource Centre, Shirley Road, Manchester, M8 0NE. The course will run once a week for 6 weeks with a break for half term.

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