About Us

Home-Start Clackmannanshire have been supporting families through-out our community since 1988. Through a combination of Home Visiting, Group Support and Play Sessions we offer a unique service providing practical and emotional support to families with at least one child under the age of 12, living in the Clackmannanshire area.

We recognise that being a parent, wherever you live and whatever your circumstances isn’t easy. To help give children the best possible start in life, Home-Start Clackmannanshire supports parents as they grow in confidence, overcome obstacles, strengthen their relationships with their children and widen their links with the local community.

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Vision and Values

Home-Start Clackmannanshire aims to increase the confidence and independence of the family by:

  • Offering emotional and practical support and friendship
  • Visiting families in their own homes, where the dignity and identity of each adult and child can be respected and protected
  • Developing a relationship with the family where the approach is flexible to take account of each families different needs
  • Encouraging parents’ strengths and emotional well-being for the ultimate benefit of their children
  • Encouraging families to widen their network of relationships, effectively using the support and service available within the community

Home-Start Clackmannanshire’s values are always at the forefront of the work we do:

  • We offer families choice.
  • We work in partnership – with each other, with families and with other agencies.
  • We work in a spirit of openness, encouragement and enjoyment.
  • We are flexible and responsive to the needs of families.