Coming soon Stay and Play sessions in Redruth

Progress is underway for our group to start soon in Redruth to support parents and children to enjoy some quality time together.  It is for families who have identified that their emotional and mental health is a barrier to enjoying other groups.  There are spaces left for families  to book in to a small and inclusive group, where we will work together to increase parent and child confidence and develop a peer support network.  We are also looking for volunteers to help with the groups and support families to attend.  Contact Julia on 07956459941 to find out more.



The date for our AGM is on the afternoon of Thursday 29th November at our office in Redruth.  Everyone is welcome to attend. Time to be confirmed.



John has joined us as our Business Development Manager. We look forward to working with him.

If you have any ideas about fundraising for Home-Start Kernow please contact John  on 01209 214490 to discuss how we can support you.


Dunelm Fundraising Weekend

If you are available to volunteer over the weekend of October 26th/27th & 28th to raise funds for HSK in the Dunelm Truro store. Please contact John.


Volunteer Meet Up

We have 2 opportunities to meet with our newly trained volunteers and old friends. 

St Austell Family Hub, Woodland Road, Thursday 18th October at 12.30-2.00pm

Redruth - Gweal-an-Top, School Lane, Friday 9th November at 12.30-2.00pm

ALL volunteers are invited to attend any/all sessions, regardless of where you live/volunteer are actively supporting a family or resting. Expenses will be reimbursed for travel. If you would like to drop in but don't have transport, please ring the office as lifts with Coordinators may be possible.


Volunteer Preparation Courses.

We have 2 courses planned to start soon:- 

Newquay Family Hub, Thursdays 1st November for 6 sessions, 9.30am-2.30pm


Neetside Community Centre, Leven Road, Bude on Mondays from 29th October for 6 weeks 9.30am -2.30pm

If you are currently volunteering with us and would be able to spend an hour sharing your experiences with our trainees, please contact Jayne 07527015936


Twins Group   

The next Falmouth Twins Group takes place on Friday October 5th,  11am-1pm. The group is open to any  families with multiple births.


Christmas Lunch Keep the Date.

Tuesday 4th December is the date we have set for our festive event. Please look out for emails about Menu choices.


Items for Families

We have the following items available to families;

2 x Single Duvets; 1 Extendable Fire Guard. Please let us know if a family you are supporting can make use of these items.


Friday 5th October

is the deadline for submitting Diary Sheets and Expenses for the previous month. Please only put 1 months information per sheet. These can be sent to us by post or email but need to be sent monthly - claims for previous months may result in delayed payment.

Link to forms here please ensure you are using the up to date ones.