Working alongside Families
As a parent you may feel the need for support for all sorts of reasons. You may be:


  • Lonely or socially isolated 

  • A lone parent

  • Experiencing Post-Natal Depression

  • A family with multiple births or several pre-school children

  • Having difficulties with the emotional and physical demands of a young family

  • Living with ill health or disability or additional needs

  • Struggling with your mental health and wellbeing

  • Having problems managing your childrens' behaviour

  • Affected by bereavement and/or relationship problems

  • Needing help for substance misuse

  • Experiencing financial hardship

  We offer practical and emotional support including:


  • Budgeting and help with benefits or debt

  • Cooking

  • Managing the home environment 

  • Support to attend appointments

  • Signposting to other services for additional support

  • Guidance and support for managing children's behaviour

  • Positive parenting strategies

  • Widening families' social support networks in their community

  • Opportunities for providing activities such as playing and reading


Families must have at least 1 young child and live in Newcastle Borough (if you have any  queries  about the geographical boundaries of Newcastle Borough, please contact the office)

Home-Start can deliver support in lots of different ways: