Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Home Start - Kettering

Type of service:
Social Care Services
The Zone, William Knibbs Centre, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN16 8AE
Telephone number:
01536 484318
Mobile number:
Service description:
Home-Start helps families with young children deal with whatever life throws at them. Home Start support parents as they learn to cope, improve their confidence and build better lives for their children. The benefits of support include; improved health and well being and better family relationships.

Home Start provides one-to-one support for parents, volunteers visit the family’s home for a couple of hours every week. They tailor-make their support to the needs of the parents and children. Volunteers are very committed and will keep visiting until the youngest child turns five or starts school, or until the parents feel they can stand on their own two feet. Parents and volunteers often develop a deeply trusting relationship which can lead to powerful change within the family.

Call direct on 01536 484318 or 07935402179 for information. Referrals can come from anyone working with the family. Please call direct discuss the families needs before completing the referral form. To refer, download the referral form from their website and email it to

Age range:
0 - 11 years
Opening hours:
Monday 09:00 - 14:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 14:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 14:00
Thursday 09:00 - 14:00
Friday 09:00 - 14:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Location-Specific
Referral route:
  • Professional referral
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