We believe every child and parent deserves the best chance in life. However, behind many closed doors, there are families with young children suffering bereavement, redundancy, relationship breakdown, disability, illness, loneliness and depression. These crises affect the children as well as the parents, and when no one is there to help, the effects can last for years. Home-Start Butser volunteers change lives by supporting these families during times of crisis; they walk through the door and provide vital support.


Introducing Ready Steady Learn


Home-Start Buster are pleased to introduce a new programme of support called Ready Steady Learn. The Ready Steady Learn programme, which is funded by Children in Need, aims to work with families to give them support to promote early learning and develop school readiness skills with their children.


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Pam Bacon, Regional Officer of the South & West, BBC Children in Need commented: “BBC Children in Need is committed to improving the lives of those children and young people who need it most by supporting projects like this which work locally to make real and lasting changes. We look forward to seeing this funding in action!”


Further details of the scheme can be found here.