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The UN’s Report on Poverty in the UK – November 2018

It is with great sadness that we read the United Nations (UN) official report into Poverty in the UK in 2018 (Professor Phillip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, November 2018). The report finds that poverty in the UK is unacceptably high with 14 million people living in poverty. The ... Read More

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Mums In Mind

 A postnatal group for mums, dads and their babies Aims: To help parents reach an understanding of what post natal  illness is To meet other parents for peer support in a confidential setting To encourage bonding, attachment and enjoyment in family life Referral criteria: Depression or low mood occurring within 1st year of baby’s birth Crèche facility ... Read More

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Leicester Comedy Festival

As part of the Leicester Comedy Festival, Dave Chawner is putting on a show regarding mental health.  Please see details below:- I’m doing a show at The Leicester Comedy Festival all about mental health. Just to give you a bit of an idea, it’s a show all about mental health (rather than mental illness). Having ... Read More

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Home-Start Horizons is Moving Forward!

It’s been 4 months since I became Chief Executive of Home-Start Horizons, and its been a bit of a whirlwind! Challenge! My first few weeks were about getting to know staff, volunteers, services, stakeholders and funding. I met some amazingly committed staff and volunteers. The families who receive our support are going through some incredible ... Read More

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Leicester Office Re-location

Our Leicester office is re-locating on the 4th December 2017.  Our new address will be: Home-Start Horizons, Business Box, 3 Oswin Road, Leicester LE3 1HR.  Our telephone number will be changing as well, to tel: 0116 2795062. Melton and Rutland and Charnwood offices will not be affected by this re-location and will remain at their ... Read More

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Annual Report 2016 – 17

To view out Annual Report for 2016 – 17, please click on the link below http://www.homestarthorizons.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/2016-17.pdf ... Read More

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Everybody’s Reading Festival

The Leicester office have had a very busy morning today taking part in the Everybody’s Reading Festival.  They held a session themed on The Very Hungry Caterpillar book. One of the co-ordinators dressed up as a caterpillar and really brought the book to life.  The children who attended the session helped to count and identify ... Read More

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Melstrum Ukulele Orchestra

If you enjoy music then this event could be for you. The Melstrum Ukulele Orchestra are holding a musical evening next month and the proceeds raised will be donated to Home-Start Horizons. They have been supporting us for the last couple of years and have so far raised around £6000.00 for Home-Start Horizons! So if ... Read More