We're there for parents when they need us the most, because childhood can’t wait.

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We work with you to build on your strengths and give you the support you tell us you need.


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Ways to volunteer

By volunteering just a few hours each week you can transform the lives of young children and their parents in your community.


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Why fundraise for us?

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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Our Impact


families supported each year


of families more able to cope with isolation


could fund a family's first visit 

Latest news

  • The joy of volunteering

    Home-Start UK trustee, Liz Hill-Smith explains why she volunteered her experience and expertise as both a trustee and a home-visiting volunteer. Read more

  • Focusing on loneliness

    A national conference on loneliness has heard from a young mum who has been supported by Home-Start. Read more

  • Home-Start recognised in Scottish Parliament

    The work of Home-Start in Scotland has been recognised in the Scottish Parliament in a members’ debate and event attended by MSPs, charity leaders and funders. Read more

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