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Home-Start is a national charity supporting families who are struggling to cope in more than 300 communities across the UK. Our support is delivered by volunteers, in the family’s home, for a couple of hours every week. We also run family groups and social events for families. Find your local Home-Start here to contact them regarding current volunteering opportunities.



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