Find out how to volunteer for your local Home-Start, whether you want to be a home visiting volunteer, a trustee, or a fundraiser. Read more
Being a parent can be lonely, frustrating and over-whelming. Home-Start volunteers work alongside families to give compassionate and confidential support Read more
Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times. We are there for parents when they need us the most because childhood can’t wait. Read more
The earliest years make the biggest difference. Home-Start makes sure those years count, so no child's future is limited. Donate here to support Home-Start UK’s work around the country. To support a local Home-Start, you can find their details here. Read more
We're there for parents when they need us the most, because childhood can’t wait.
We work with you to build on your strengths and give you the support you tell us you need.
By volunteering just a few hours each week you can transform the lives of young children and their parents in your community.
A child’s earliest years are the most important. Home-Start wants to make sure those years count. Can you help us?
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Every year many local Home-Starts across the UK receive grants from BBC Children in Need to run projects in their communities working with thousands of children. Read more
Jennie Mann, Head of Volunteering at Home-Start UK, has been appointed to the Association of Volunteer Managers Board of Directors.
The Association of Volunteer Managers (AVM) is a UK wide independent membership body that aims to support, represent and champion people who manage volunteers; regardless of field, discipline or sector. It has been set up by and for people who manage volunteers. Read more
The National Lottery has been running for 25 years and has supported countless Home-Starts across the UK, providing them with the funding to support thousands of families who need it. Read more
Thank you to Dunelm for their help and support during our partnership and raising £880,000 for Home-Start Read more