Because we all have those not so good days

DOWNTON 4 FAMILY

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How do I talk to Downton 4 Family?

If you would like to know more you can speak to us directly or if you prefer you can speak to someone you trust such as your health visitor, pastor or your child’s teacher. Any contact with us will be strictly confidential. Sometimes a teacher or health visitor, will let a family know about us to see if they would like to use our services. 

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“Thank you so much - I don't know where we would be without the charity.”

About

Downton 4 Family was set up in 2018 to support families when they are having a difficult time.

We are based in Downton where our service extends to the surrounding villages. We work with families where there is a child under 18 living at home. 

Families might be worried about relationships, finances, health or just coping with everyday family life. Our mentors will work with and support each family for 6 to 12 months. 

Helen Holgate

Programme Leader

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Helen Holgate

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LATEST NEWS

Christmas Tree lights Switch On

04 December 2023

On Sunday we helped Downton Parish Council with their switching on of the Christmas Tree lights. What a huge honour to be invited to lead the magical countdown. The singing to the tree was beautiful. It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas….which can be joyful, and sometimes, tough. Please remember to look out for…

Christmas Craft Morning

04 December 2023

On Saturday we enjoyed a Christmas Craft morning where we had fun decorating gingerbread houses and making Christmas cards. We had hot chocolate and maybe a few sweeties too! Children smiled and parents chatted. Well done to all who created the cosy time.

Reverse Advent Calendar Success!

04 December 2023

On Friday we sorted through a huge collection of donations to our Reverse Advent Calendar collection. Thank you so much to everyone who donated and to all those who came to help sort and make beautiful hampers to be shared with families in Downton and the surrounding villages. We loved being joined by pupils from…

Reverse Advent Calendar 2023

13 November 2023

Christmas can be a difficult time for many, especially for those living on a tight budget. With increased food and energy bills this winter, alongside the seasonal pressures, many will find themselves in a food crisis.  Together with Downton Baptist Church, we are once again running our Reverse Calendar initiative to support local families in…

Reverse Advent Calendar 2023

01 November 2023

Please help us support local families this Christmas

Community Choir at the Memorial Hall

01 November 2023

Concert raises over £1000 for Downton 4 Family The Community Choir, in a joint concert with All at Sea (a Salisbury based female sea shanty choir) raised well over £1000 for local charity Downton 4 Family.  Kate Edgar who runs both choirs said: “Thank you so much to everyone who came to the concert on…