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Volunteers needed for Project Pickle!

Leatherhead Start is embarking on a new and exciting social enterprise venture and we are looking for volunteers to join us in making it happen! What is a Social Enterprise?  A  social enterprise is a business set up with the objective to tackle social problems, improve communities, improve people’s life chances and protect the environment. This […]

Jim Cycles for LHS

Local cyclist Jim has decided to take on the Wiggle Ups and Downs cycle challenge in aid of Leatherhead Start on the 26th April – THIS SUNDAY!  This is a 102 mile, extreme elevation race in the Dorking area – for more info please read HERE Jim explains why he has chosen to take up […]

LHS Newsletter hot off the press!

We have just finished our latest newsletter, so please do have a read HERE or pop in and grab a hardcopy version (or several if you are part of a group or organisation).  Also, see below for the full-length articles about three LHS clients – Kaylea, Jon and Matt. Kaylea heads for a secure future Kaylea, […]

LHS has a New Year buzz!

We’ve had a great start to the New Year at LHS and just wanted to share a few things. New Job Club We have started a new Job Club led by ETHOS advisor, Shirley Steele (Pictured below with the scarf). 3 clients came away from the first session with freshly updated CV’s and one was even […]


We were saddened to hear of the recent death of Lady Anne Hayter MBE who died peacefully at home at the end of October, aged 95. Lady Anne was much loved and valued by everyone who came into contact with her. She was the inspiration behind the creation of the hostel and worked tirelessly with […]

New Budgeting Course – Vote For Us!

LHS has been entered into a competition called “Heart of the Community” in the Surrey Mirror and the Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser newspapers – and we need your vote! LeatherHead Start’s goal is that all our clients can move on into not just a more stable living situation but also with the essential life skills […]

Sam completes 12 week Prince’s Trust course

Hey, my name is Sam. I’m 22 years old and after hearing my friends go on about this Prince’s Trust thing I thought I’d give it a go. I had recently quit my job with Domino’s Pizza and wanted to take my life in a new direction. When Kat, one of the LHS staff, took […]