Below are some examples of our recent press releases, press statements and comment pieces that have been published in the press.
Our Fortnightly Press Column
The Greater Manchester Home-Starts have their own column that is printed across several weekly newspapers covering Greater Manchester. Read our comment pieces below.
Volunteering for Home-Start can be a stepping stone for a future career
When Home-Start reaches out
Children living in long-term workless households
Greater Manchester's children face a double whammy of deprivation and poor schools
Children missing meals in 2018…
Could you spare just a few hours each week to change a child's future
Working poor families are living below the breadline
When Isolation and loneliness impact on parenting
A huge thanks to our incredible volunteers
Reaching out to combat isolation
More than one in four children start primary school unable to sufficiently read and write
Could you use your parenting experience to help support a local family?
Thousands of children fail to see dentist
Home-Start Greater Manchester - Supporting Dads
Thank you to Manchester Arndale- Charity of the Year
Why Early Intervention is so crucial
BBC Children in Need funding success for Home-Start across Greater Manchester
Help Home-Start Greater Manchester improve the life chances of local children
Home-Start - when parents can't cope children suffer, the impact of which can last a lifetime
The pressure of children's birthday parties
Do not suffer in silence, reach out for support
Reaching out to victims of domestic abuse
Volunteers Weeks 2017- calling out for more volunteers
Help us to build better lives and better futures for our children
£30 will make such a difference to a child in Greater Manchester
Calling all non-grandparents
Taking the stress out of the school holidays The North-South divide
Thousands of children starting shcool unable to use the toilet
Poor mental health is on the rise- how we are supporting parents?
How we support parents struggling with finances
SAMBRO team up with Home Start
Home-Start in Greater Manchester launches major new volunteer recruitment campaign
How our breastfeeding mentors are supporting new mums
Can you help a mum-to-be through her pregnancy journey
Volunteering is not just for Christmas
A brilliant start to being Manchester Arndale's Charity Star
Could you run for Home-Start Greater Manchester and help us to help even more local children?
Thanking all of the mums out there
Home-Start Greater Manchester makes a difference to over 500 families each year
Help us to train even more volunteers
£30 can make such a difference to the life chances of a local child
Come down to Manchester’s Arndale to find out how you can make a difference to local families
Reaching out to families in the greatest need
Why invest in state parenting when you have Home-Start
Home-Start is looking for a wide-range of volunteers
Helping young children on their school journeys Home-Start teams up with The Brian Kennedy Trust
Greater Manchester to benefit from £9.7 million of funding to improve health and unemployment
Reaching out to parents who feel isolated
How volunteering improves emotional well-being for the over 40s.
Why this Christmas is going to be tough for many Greater Manchester families
Flashmob for Home-Start Greater Manchester
As life gets tougher for more Greater Manchester families
Reaching out to families in need across Greater Manchester.
We care about all our children.
Pay Day Loans.
Volunteer Impact.> Volunteer Recruitment.
Empowering parents to be their best.
Supporting parents through bereavement.
Britain's Working Poor.
Calling all parents and grandparents across Greater Manchester.
Providing fun times for families.
Reaching out to BME families.
How we work with Asylum Seekers.
Calling all male volunteers.
Supporting families to cook healthily for their children.
Time to invest in our local children.
Our response to the summer budget.
Reaching out to migrant children.
Home-Start Greater Manchester official launch.
30 pounds will make a real difference to a local child.
Supporting new mums with perinatal mental health
Can you spare a few hours that could make a difference to a local child's life?
We're looking for new trustees
Home-Start Greater Manchester is Manchester Arndale's Charity Star
Lending a helping hand to families at Christmas
Are you looking for a New Year resolution that could help change a child's life?
How Home-Start can support struggling families with their finances
SAMBRO team up with Home Start
Our Press Releases
We like to share our news; read our press releases below.
Home-Start calls for children to be prioritised
Home-Start Manchester North-volunteer recruitment
An innovative solution to the food poverty crisis hitting Greater Manchester
Home-Start Manchester North reaches out to families who are struggling this Christmas.
Calling all parents across Greater Manchester- could you spare a couple of hours a week to help a local family that will last a lifetime?
Local family support charity celebrates almost £400,000 of funding to carry on its vital support for Manchester families
Every parent needs a bit of help sometimes…Could you spare a few hours each week and make a difference to young families in Trafford & Salford that will last a lifetime?
Home-Start GM – Lottery funding
Home-start Oldham, Stockport & Tameside wins innovation award to improve quality of health care
Home-Start Bury and Bolton – CIN funding
Home-Start Rochdale celebrates 17 years of family support
Salford’s leading family support charity launches innovative new project with Salford University
More volunteers needed as family referrals rise say Home-Start
Home-Start Bury, Bolton and Rochdale to receive Lottery funding
Rochdale mum raises almost £300 for the charity who once supported here
Home-Start in Wigan
Our Press Comments
The seven Greater Manchester Home-Starts are passionate about raising important issues affecting family life. Below are some examples of Greater Manchester Home-Starts comment pieces published in the press- including the Manchester Evening News, and The Telegraph online.
Some food for thought – Manchester Evening News
Too many children in care – Manchester Evening News
We comment on Post Natal Depression – The Telegraph Online
‘Mums of kids aged four at risk of post natal depression’ – Manchester Evening News
‘Stopping families from reaching crisis point across Greater Manchester’ – Manchester Evening News
‘Parents in Manchester could get 30 hours of free childcare from next year’ – Manchester Evening News
‘Charity is a lifeline for Manchester families’ – Manchester Evening News
‘Home-Start urges families to budget ahead of the new school year.’ – Manchester Evening News
We respond to the rise of child poverty amongst ‘working poor’ families – Manchester Evening News
‘Poorer families would struggle if schools use inset days to let parents book cheaper holidays, a charity claims’ – Manchester Evening News
‘Government to invest in parenting lessons’ – Manchester Evening News
We welcome the press to contact us for comment, interviews and case studies. Please be aware that we will not provide a Home-Start family or volunteer case study unless a Home-Start representative is being interviewed too. Equally we will not supply case studies if the press are not highlighting the work of our charity; either GM Home-Starts, or one of the seven Home-Starts working across Greater Manchester.
For all press enquires please contact:
The Four Home-Starts across Greater Manchester are :-