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 in September, 9.30am-2.30pm. Dates and venue TBC!

This course will be delivered virtually via Zoom and may include social distanced face to face sessions if appropriate.

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