Tower Hamlets charity to host summer fair in effort to raise awareness

A picnic for the Home-Start playgroup. Picture: Home-Start TH

A picnic for the Home-Start playgroup. Picture: Home-Start TH - Credit: Archant

A Tower Hamlets charity is holding a summer fair in a bid to raise awareness of its work.

Home-Start Tower Hamlets offers free, confidential support to parents with children under five living in the borough.

Along with parents group Tower Hamlets Mums, the charity will be hosting a a fair on July 21 to fundraise and promote the work it does.

For the children, there’ll be a bouncy castle, face painting, arts and crafts and stalls, while the parents will be able to learn more about the charity’s services.

Home-Start helps families struggling with domestic abuse, postnatal depression, financial constraints or children’s illness.

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A specifically chosen volunteer with parenting experience visits homes to offer emotional and practical support on a regular basis. They also make parents aware of local services which can provide extra support.

The fair will take place from 1-4pm on July 21 at Attlee Community Centre, near Brick Lane.

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