Home-Start Western Area Inc. is a local Family Support Service with 21 years’ experience in Nyngan supporting families with children from birth to 8 years. Home-Start now provides a Families NSW Family Worker service .
Information and referral:
To increase knowledge and use of local services, resources and/or activities.
Parent & Child/ren groups:
Informal sessions for parents to meet and share their experiences of parenting; share information on child development, safety, nutrition, self-care etc. For children, to socialise, play and learn as age appropriate, in a positive environment.
Provides a link between families and other health and community services.
Case work: Home/community visits, advocacy. Provide information and support to assist parents in their parenting role.
Literacy & Numeracy Events: e.g. Paint the Town REaD.
Home-Start celebrates and observes Children's Week; Families Week; Child Protection Week etc.
Home-Start works in partnership with other early childhood agencies helping groups to promote Community Capacity Building.