Our 2016 Local Charity

Our chosen charity of the year is Home Start Merton

Home-Start Merton has been supporting families in Merton since 1993 and offers free support, friendship and practical help to families with at least one child under eleven. Families are visited regularly in their own homes by volunteers, who have all had experience of parenting, and know how hard it can sometimes be.

Volunteers support families facing a variety of difficulties including :

  • Loneliness
  • Isolation
  • Postnatal illness
  • Disabilities
  • Ill health
  • Bereavement
  • Multiple births
  • Relationship difficulties

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