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  • Home Visiting Volunteers - Home-Start Kirkcaldy

    Created: 23/02/2015

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    Home-Start volunteers are matched carefully to a family with young children and aim to build the confidence and independence of their family by:

    • Offering support, friendship and practical help;
    • Visiting the families in their own homes;
    • Reassuring families that difficulties in bringing up children are not unusual;
    • Emphasising the positive aspects of family life;
    • Developing a relationship with the family in which time can be shared and an understanding developed, providing a regular, reliable presence in the family;
    • Drawing on their own experience of parenting to encourage parents' strengths and emotional well-being for the ultimate benefit of their own children;
    • Encouraging families to widen their network of relationships and to use effectively the support and services available in the community.

    For more information please contact Eleanor Thomson on 01592 565285 or e-mail [email protected]

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