Welcome to our new patron – Baroness Floella Benjamin

We are absolutely delighted to announce our new patron, Baroness Floella Benjamin. You may know Floella from her years on our televisions in Play School or through her more recent work as a Member of the House of Lords. Floella is a huge champion of childhood, she...

John Lewis and Waitrose Charity Partnership – #GiveALittleLove

Today the John Lewis Partnership launched their much anticipated Christmas Advert; we are delighted to be a part of it! Their advert marks the start of a nationwide campaign to create an outpouring of kindness to help Britain’s struggling families this Christmas....

Covid Recovery Appeal – we raised £12,570!

Our Covid Recovery Appeal came to an end this week; over the course of 2 weeks and with some incredibly generous help we raised a wonderful £12,570! We were overwhelmed with the support our appeal received, and would like to say Thank You to every single person who...

Fundraising Trustee – We’re Recruiting!

We are looking for a committed, experienced person with diverse skills to join the Board of Trustees at Home-Start Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham. Specifically, the Board is looking to appoint a person with experience and interest...

Support for Survivors of Domestic Abuse – You Are Not Alone

The rise in domestic abuse during lockdown has been well documented with the National Domestic Abuse helpline reporting 25% above average calls in the second week of lockdown and 49% higher than normal after three weeks. As we begin to come out of Lockdown, it is...

Lets talk about race and begin to make a change.

The current Black Lives Matter movements taking place around the world in response to the death of George Floyd are a powerful reminder that work still needs to be done to erase racism. The focus has been on the US, however here in the UK, there is still much work...

Coronavirus – Service Update 3

Due to Covid-19 and the on-going Government measures in place, we are continuing to offer our befriending and therapy support services to families remotely, and face-to-face support remains suspended. We are able to accept new referrals to our service for families who...

Coronavirus – Service Update 2

Due to the on-going Government measures in place around Coronavirus, all face-to-face services (including home-visits, face-to-face therapy sessions, and groups) remain suspended.  Our team of fantastic volunteer befrienders and therapists are continuing to offer...

Coronavirus – Service Update

Due to the evolving situation with Coronavirus, and the most recent government advice, we have decided to suspend all face-to-face services (including home-visits, therapy sessions, and groups) and all staff will be working from home. We will be providing as many...

Join Our Team: Family Support Co-Ordinator

Home-Start Westminster is looking for a part-time Family Support Co-ordinator to join our small, dynamic team for 1-year maternity cover. All information can be found by clicking here.