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Home-Start Kincardine offers one-to-one personalised support to families in their own home.

Home-Start believes that children need a happy and secure childhood and that parents play the key role in giving their children a good start in life and helping them achieve their full potential.

Home-Start Kincardine will accept a referral from any source as long as:

  • The family has agreed to the referral
  • The family has at least one child under five years of age

Once a family has been referred and a referral form has been received, one of the Co-ordinators will arrange to visit the family to discuss their needs and answer any questions.

It’s always the family’s choice whether or not to accept Home-Start support.

The Co-ordinator will endeavour to match the family as quickly as possible, however, occasionally a family may need to wait for a suitable volunteer. Once a volunteer is introduced to the family, the Referrer will be notified of this.

Home-Start Kincardine ensures that confidentiality is not breached except where there is a concern about the safety or welfare of a child.

To find out more contact Home-Start Kincardine or access the Referrer’s Guide or complete the Family Referral Form.
Home-Start supports families from all sectors of the community and for many varied reasons.
Reasons for Support:
  • Loneliness
  • Illness
  • Isolation
  • Bereavement
  • Disability
  • Multiple Births
  • Post-natal Depression