50% of the families who ask for our help are isolated

50% of the families who came to us last year were struggling with isolation and loneliness.Read more

Cardiff refugee support programme encourages everyone to ‘think family’

Home‐Start Butetown Grangetown Riverside has set up a dedicated service to support refugees and asylum seeking families in Cardiff.Read more

Home-Start Lincolnshire nominated for national award

Home-Start Lincolnshire has been shortlisted in the Transformation category in the Guardian's National Public Service AwardsRead more

Trisha Goddard thanks volunteers at Home-Start Norwich

Chat show host Trisha Goddard has flown back from her home in the USA to present awards for long service and for going ‘above and beyond’ to volunteers with Home-Start Norwich.Read more

“I escaped death” – supporting victims of domestic abuse

In 2010 one-in-three families Home-Start Shepway supported involved domestic abuse so they built a programme to give women the support they need.Read more

Omagh District volunteer receives prestigious award

Eithne Connolly, a home-visiting volunteer with Home-Start Omagh has received the Family Support Individual Recognition Award as part of the NI4kids Family Awards.Read more

New resources to help get children ready for school

Home-Start UK is helping families make sure their children are ready for their first day at school with series of free activity sheets on their website.Read more

New benchmark for meeting up

Home-Start Aberdeen have helped to launch a fantastic project in the city that is designed to raise awareness of the work of charities and gives people a place to meet and make friends.Read more

“Miracle” choir helps combat stress and helps families bond

Home-Start Glasgow North's weekly choir uses singing as a way to improve people’s resilience, mental health and well-being.Read more

“Give people more opportunities to volunteer” says Home-Start UK

Businesses and charities in Scotland are being encouraged to give people more opportunities to volunteer their time and skills.Read more