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Hunters Solicitors

We are delighted to announce that Hunters Solicitors have chosen Home-Start Westminster as their ‘Charity of the Year’ for 2017. We are thrilled to be receiving support from Hunters, and are really looking forward to seeing the exciting opportunities that their support may bring.
www.hunters-solicitors.co.uk

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Launch of HSW short film

Please watch our fantastic video, kindly funded by John Lyons Charity. Our powerful 3 minute film reflects the focus of the invaluable volunteer relationship with the families we support, its depth and its kindness.
Support for the World’s Greatest Supporters

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Welcome to Indu & Lucy- our new co-ordinators!

We are thrilled to have Indu and Lucy join our team. Indu’s experience in fundraising, marketing and working with charities as well as being a parent and enthusiasm for the work of Home-Start will certainly enrich the team, as will Lucy whose knowledge of teaching, Early Years  and voluntary work will add an extra dimension. Very excited to have [...]

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Could you be a Trustee?

We’re looking for new trustees with knowledge/experience of fundraising, marketing and communications, or legal expertise. Please call us on 02077241345 if you have skills you can bring to our unique local charity!

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HSW awarded 4 years Big Lottery funding!

In July we received the fantastic news that HSW has been awarded a further 4 years funding by the Big Lottery Fund’s Reaching Communities programme! We have been awarded £395,414 over 4 years, to offer one-to-one home-visiting support, therapy, Made of Money groups and Home-Start’s new ‘Big Hopes Big Future’ school readiness programme to families in [...]

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Rock Choir concert raises £193 for HSW!

A huge thank you to the Rock Choir and their leader Christina Dmytryk Clark for making HSW one of their chosen charities for their concert in St Marylebone Church on Saturday 9th July. Our volunteers Maria and Nawal had a fantastic time dancing along to their amazing performance – and also managed to collect £193 [...]

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HSW’s favourite of the month!

Our favourite of the month is Jenny Papworth, Welfare Rights Specialist from the Cardinal Hume Centre in Victoria, for the amazing advice and support she gives our families, volunteers and staff!

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Gustavo Romero piano recital for HSW

On 26th May, this incredibly talented pianist gave us a huge gift by doing this concert to raise money for HSW. It was a delightful evening in a delightful setting, which raised over £1,800. Our appreciation also to trustee Peter Morrison for organising this fabulous event.

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Ramadan Greeting

To all families and volunteers who are observing Ramadan, we wish you Ramadan Kareem.  May you all be blessed  with happiness and grace, your homes with warmth and peace.

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Welcome Kathleen – our new Co-ordinator!

We are pleased to welcome Kathleen Mezik, who is stepping into the Co-ordinator role while Emily is on maternity leave. Kathleen brings with her a wealth of experience from working in Kensington & Chelsea’s children’s centres and the FACES project, providing holistic employment support for families. She also bakes fantastic gluten free brownies! We are [...]

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