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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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
A national conference on loneliness has heard from a young mum who has been supported by Home-Start. Read more
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
Kiddi Caru day nurseries have raised an amazing £6,000 for Home-Start by hosting 36 Family Fun Days throughout summer. Read more
Dunelm has announced they have raised £281,162 for Home-Start in the first of their two-year partnership. Read more
Congratulations to the team from Dunelm who completed the Yorkshire Three Peak challenge and raised £1,000 to support our work. Read more