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

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The earliest years make the biggest difference. Home-Start makes sure those years count, so no child's future is limited. Donate here today to support Home-Start UK’s work around the country.


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How we can help

Being a parent can be lonely, frustrating and over-whelming. Home-Start volunteers work alongside families to give compassionate and confidential support.


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How to volunteer

Find out how to volunteer for your local Home-Start, whether you want to be a home visiting volunteer, a trustee, or a fundraiser.


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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

  • Empowering women – To build a brighter future

    Working with our partner White Stuff we asked our Home-Start network to share with us the many ways they empower mums to enable them to overcome the challenges they face through our Empowering Women survey. We want to highlight some of these impactful projects happening in local communities across the UK through the Home-Start network Read more

  • Home-Start response to Review of Children's Social Care

    In response to the publication of this substantial and significant Independent Review of Children's Social Care,, Home-Start chief executive, Peter Grigg, said: "The review has made the case and now we need urgent action from government to get behind this with serious, long-term financial backing to make this a reality across England.” Read more

  • The Power of Connection in Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week

    For Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week we share how the power of connection is at the heart of all Home-Start’s work and hear from three amazing women we have supported. Read more