Strong families make strong communities - 2017 impact report In the past year local Home-Starts have supported 28,926 families with 59,628 children. Our 2017 Impact Report shows the difference Home-Start makes for families, children and the volunteers who give their time to support members of their community. Download our 2017 Impact Report Lawrlwythwch ein Hadroddiad Effaith 2017 This impact report is based on data collected by local Home-Starts between April 1 2015 and March 31 2016. Our 2017 Impact Report also shows the difference made by our Big Hopes Big Future project. Children involved in Big Hopes Big Future made between 25% and 33% improvement in their readiness for school in language and cognition, behavioural adjustment, daily living skills and family support. And it is not only families who benefit from the support of a Home-Start volunteer. We now have evidence that our volunteers are benefiting as well as families.