What kind of thing can Home-Start support me with? A Home-Start volunteer can help you through a really wide range of problems and family needs. Since 1973, we have been tailor-making our support to help families with twins or triplets, where there is bereavement or illness, disability or addiction, or where there is mental ill health, or money or housing problems. In most cases, we help where families feel isolated and have no-one nearby to help. Hear from some of the families we have supported.