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 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

27,000

families supported each year

96%

of families more able to cope with isolation

£7

could fund a family's first visit 

Latest news

  • Christmas gifts that give to Home-Start

    From jumpers to tea towels, pyjamas to Christmas cards, there are an array of festive goodies now on sale where a percentage of profits are donated to Home-Start. Get them on your Christmas shopping list now! Read more

  • Work of Home-Start praised in Parliament

    The work of Home Start staff and volunteers has been praised during a debate in Parliament about how to give babies the best start in life. Read more

  • New Report: No one wants to see my baby

    A new report shows parents are still struggling to access essential services during pregnancy and beyond. 'No One Wants to See My Baby' reveals 30% of health visitor drop-in clinics in some areas are no longer operating. Read more