Our Charity News

Welcome to our charity news blog. Below you will find our Bedfordshire charity’s news on volunteeringmaking donations & fundraising ideas as well as information on our domestic abuse and PND support services.


Impact Of Domestic Violence On Children
Impact Of Domestic Violence On Children – Sophie’s Story

November 30th, 2017 | domestic-abuse

Do you believe that every parent and child deserves a life free from domestic abuse? We do. The impact of domestic violence on children like Jack can be long lasting, affecting whole families. Discover how we help parents and their children in Central Bedfordshire. Sophie is a single parent with three children, one of whom […]

Support For Disabled Children
Support For Disabled Children – Anya’s Story

November 24th, 2017 | charity

Do you believe that every child deserves support with a disability? We do. Discover how we support disabled children like Anya’s in Central Bedfordshire. Having a child with a disability can be isolating for the whole family. It can be hard to get out of the house, visit parks, meet new people and make friends. Attending […]

Your Local Charity
Home-Start, Your Local Charity For Children and Families

July 21st, 2017 | charity

Home is where the heart is. For more than 30 years, our local charity has been providing practical and emotional support. Uniquely, helping thousands of children and their families throughout Bedfordshire. Home-Start believes that every child deserves a safe place to live and play. Equally important is protection from the effects of poor physical and […]

Postnatal Depression Help In Bedfordshire
Postnatal Depression Help With Brighter Start

April 7th, 2017 | postnatal-depression

Don’t suffer alone. Find postnatal depression help and support at our Brighter Start Group in Dunstable. Postnatal depression is very common but is not always talked about. Figures from the Royal College of Obstetricians reveal some quite startling statistics. Notably, that as many as one in five women develop some sort of mental illness during […]

Pattern Changing, Effects Of Domestic Abuse
Living With The Effects Of Domestic Abuse – Pattern Changing

April 3rd, 2017 | domestic-abuse

The Pattern Changing course is for women who are free from an abusive relationship but still living with the effects of domestic abuse. Pattern Changing is a two-hourly 10-week course (9 weeks with a follow-up session after two months) run in Bedfordshire by our charity. Recovering From The Effects Of Domestic Abuse The effects of […]

Domestic Abuse Stories Home-Start Central Bedfordshire
Domestic Abuse Stories – I AM FREE!

March 15th, 2017 | domestic-abuse

Home-Start Central Bedfordshire has had the privilege of seeing a happy end to many domestic abuse stories. For years our charity has been running vital domestic violence and domestic abuse support services to help both victims and survivors. Many women in Bedfordshire share similar stories of domestic abuse. We are always overjoyed to hear from local women […]

Elaine's Charity Run
Elaine’s Charity Run Blog – New York

March 15th, 2017 | fundraising

Elaine Wylie our 2017 London Marathon runner talks to us from New York about her training for the big charity run. A heartfelt thank you to Elaine for all of the hard work she is putting into her marathon training in aid of supporting our charity. Business has taken me to the Big Apple this week […]

MRN Charity Of The Year
MRN Charity Of The Year Update – MK Running Festival

March 14th, 2017 | fundraising

Our thanks to the MRN in Milton Keynes for choosing us as a charity of the year. The MRN team braved the elements and took part in the MK Running Festival…

Home-Start Bedfordshire Volunteer Trustees
Our Volunteer Trustee Connie

March 1st, 2017 | volunteer-bedfordshire

Home-Start Central Bedfordshire’s trustees are volunteers. Across the UK, over 2000 volunteer trustees give their skills, experience and time…