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

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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.


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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

  • Loose Women's, Kaye Adams, reads Home-Start a story

    Television star and Home-Start Glasgow North ambassador, Kaye Adams, helped brighten mornings across the UK today. Along with her favourite pet, Bea, she read The Tiger Who Came to Tea to hundreds of viewers from across the world via a Facebook live stream. Read more

  • Support for families who are self-isolating during the coronavirus

    Social distancing and self-isolation during coronavirus mean families are spending lots of times indoors and this can be difficult. It can be more challenging when you have little ones to keep occupied. Read more

  • Thank you to our Home-Start volunteers

    Peter Grigg, Home-Start UK's CEO, has written a letter to our Home-Start volunteers to say thank you for their work in supporting families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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