Michael - I like to help people

"Being able to take the boys out and help the whole family makes me feel good about myself"Read more

Sam - 'staying out of trouble'

Sam was encourage to volunteer at a Home-Start group: "I get so much out of the experience; it’s such a worthwhile thing to do".Read more

Paddi - re-evaluating his life

A bout of ill health, and early retirement from his construction business, allowed Paddi to re-evaluate what he wanted from life - and to volunteer for Home-Start.Read more

Sue - waiting for grandchildren

"I had resigned herself to the fact that my son did not want children, and I would never be a grandparent. Then I heard about Home-Start"Read more

Rheena - satisfying her caring streak

"No-one’s asking you to be Superwoman. What I get out of it the most is to know I’ve put a smile on someone’s face."Read more

Gail - taking steps to a new career

"Home-Start training is excellent and I have already gained three college credits with CERTA and hope to gain some more through Home-Start's ongoing training."Read more

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