Author Archives: Marilyn Curtis

Volunteers Summer Newsletter 2016

Congratulations and a warm welcome to our 7 new Volunteers on completing their Prep Course on June 8th. We are so delighted to welcome you to Home-Start Meon Valley to enable us to support more local families Volunteers Newsletter – June … Continue reading

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HELP!!! Family Group – urgently seeking Volunteers

HELP NEEDED Any Home-Start Volunteers who could help Annie with the Family Group on a Thursday from 9.30-1230 please do contact the office. Annie runs a rota and is urgently seeking other people to help with the setting up and … Continue reading

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Bishops Waltham Carnival – Update 12th June 2016

Gloria, our business manager and Tony, enjoyed a great afternoon at the Bishops Waltham Carnival running our stall. Lots of people to chat to, the rain held off, the atmosphere as usual was good fun and we made some money too!

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Volunteers – New Courses for 2016

Training Courses for Volunteers 2016 5th July 2016          10.00-12.00  Safeguarding Refresher  It is essential that ALL volunteers attend this training given by Hayley and Laura.  Volunteers are required to refresh their safeguarding training annually FORTHCOMING PREPARATION COURSES Summer school: this course will run … Continue reading

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July 3rd – Longstock Water Gardens Charity Day for HSMV

Would you like to spend an afternoon at the beautiful Longstock Park Water Gardens near Stockbridge and help raise funds for Home-Start Meon Valley? We are very privileged to have been chosen by Waitrose as their beneficiary Charity on Sunday … Continue reading

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Would I make a good volunteer?

All our volunteers at Home-Start Meon Valley are parents themselves or have had substantial parenting experience. As a volunteer you will be encouraged to understand the challenges of family life and the problems that our families experience on a daily basis. These could … Continue reading

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Bridge Afternoon

A lovely time was spent on Monday 22nd February, at the home of our Patron, entertaining 56 Bridge players, who from the comments enjoyed themselves enormously and with the wonderful afternoon tea provided by Volunteers, Trustees and friends of HSMV … Continue reading

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My Baby, Psychosis And Me on BBC 1 on 16th February at 1045pm

My Baby, Psychosis And Me My Baby, Psychosis And Me reveals the frightening rollercoaster journey of two mums, for whom childbirth triggers Postpartum Psychosis, one of the most severe forms of mental illness there is, but from which there can … Continue reading

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Carollers sing for Home-Start Meon Valley

Carol Singers led by Colvin Leslie entertained families in Dean Lane, Bishops Waltham raising £140 for Home-Start Meon Valley in the run up to Christmas Thanks go  to all who were involved for raising this money to help continue our work … Continue reading

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Home-Start Meon Valley, Swanmore Methodist Church & Meon Valley Lions

Sheila Campbell, Chair of Home-Start Meon Valley, together with Meon Valley Lions and Swanmore Methodist Church , working together to provide our Home-Start families with presents and food for Christmas

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