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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Denyse Walker, Co-ordinator at Home-Start Lakeland in Northern Ireland has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s 2020 New Year’s Honours List. Read more
Home-Start call on new Government to commit to ensuring that all families are supported to give children the best start in life. Because childhood can't wait. Read more
Taking those first steps to volunteer for Home-Start can be filled with uncertainty and you may have a lot of questions. Michael Baim, a volunteer for Home-Start Central Bedfordshire, has been volunteering for six months now, supporting families in his local area. Click here to read more about his perceptions half a year later. Read more
Thank you to Dunelm for their help and support during our partnership and raising £880,000 for Home-Start Read more