Home-Start

BarnetEnfield
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Home-Start offers a home visiting volunteer support service for families struggling with:

  • post-natal depression
  • isolation
  • physical health problems
  • bereavement

and many other issues.

They will receive the support of a volunteer who will spend around two hours a week in a family’s home supporting them in the ways they need. Volunteers are fully trained and receive ongoing support.

Other services on offer:

  • perinatal mental health support
  • practical advice on managing household finances
  • groups and events for families
  • parenting programmes for families with older children

Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • families in Barnet and Enfield with at least one child under the age of 5

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs, Nurses, family’s health visitor, social worker

Via a website

Online referral form

w: https://webforms.dizions.co.uk/home_start_barnet/

Once the referral is received, a Family Support Coordinator will be in touch with the family and will then match them with a volunteer.

Self-referral

Patients can self-refer using the online form.

Once the referral is received, a Family Support Coordinator will be in touch with the family and will then match them with a volunteer.


w: https://homestartbarnet.org/refer-yourself/


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