We are delighted to have been awarded funding from The Homity Trust to help us run the Freedom Programme in Brighton from September 2017. See Our Services tab for more details and how to refer.
We are delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has awarded us a grant of £90,000 over three years. This grant will fund our School Readiness Programme and help make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people right here in East Sussex.
A Big Thank You to Denton Community Primary School Nursery who have chosen us for their Charity of the Year for 2017. All the proceeds from their fundraising events will go towards the work that we do at Home-Start East Sussex.
We have received funding to develop and deliver a pilot project. The Home-Start Freedom project will pilot a three month course running in Eastbourne and Hastings for women who are interested in finding out more about the reality of domestic abuse, whether they are in or have left a domestic abuse relationship, including women who have no […]
Here’s a picture of some our fabulous trustees who were fundraising at the Lewes Skittles Tournament. The event is run by the Rotary Club of Lewes and is held in Grange Gardens. They raised £214 by organising a raffle. Thank you very much to everyone who helped.
A HUGE thank you to to Sue our lovely, cheerful and endlessly patient volunteer, who helps in the office every week to help with the admin overload. She is retired but has worked for Mind and Cafcass and in social housing. We’re not quite sure what we would do without her.
As many people already know, our funding from East Sussex County Council ceased at the end of March due to budget cuts. We are endeavouring to maintain a reduced home visiting service during 2016 while we look for longer term funding elsewhere. With regret, Marion Lucken one of our hardworking family and volunteer coordinators, will […]
We were really pleased to receive an award for Health and Wellbeing Achievement at the Spark Awards 16. The event was sponsored by East Sussex Fire and Rescue and took place on 10th May at the Winter Garden in Eastbourne. A massive thank you to all our fabulous volunteers.
Home-Start East Sussex were delighted to receive an award on behalf of all the hard working volunteers, in recognition of service to others in the community at the Unsung Hero Awards which were presented by Councillor Ruth O’Keefe MBE, Chair of Lewes District Council.
It was a bitter-sweet day for Home-Start East Sussex on 18th March when they celebrated the end of their training course for volunteers with the Mayor of Battle Cllr Margaret Kiloh and Rother District Councillor Sally Ann Hart. Seven volunteers have completed an accredited 8 week preparation course run by the Rother Co-ordinator, Marion Lucken. […]