Since 2004, we have been actively working alongside children & parents, helping to build stronger families

Family Support Impact 2022/23


people availed of early intervention Family Support Services


of Parents recorded improvements with boundaries & behaviours within the home


of Parents recorded progress and maintaining routine within the family

The service provides:

  • Short-term practical support when a parent is ill or recovering from illness e.g. shopping, light house-work; running messages etc
  • Behaviour management advice and parenting tips.
  • Direct work with a child who is anxious, worried or struggling to manage their emotions and behaviour.
  • Advocating for parents and accompanying to meetings if required.
  • Identifying and signposting to additional services when appropriate.
  • Supporting parents to access grants to address material poverty.

“I can’t put into words the difference the support has made to me. The support for the whole family – myself in particular. It has been brilliant and it has taken the pressure off at a time when I really needed it, I can’t thank you enough – the support has been invaluable.

Jackie, Mum of 4 who received home-based support

Tom’s Story – A story of how Bolster impacted the life of Tom and his family.