Gail - taking steps to a new career

"Home-Start training is excellent and I have already gained three college credits with CERTA and hope to gain some more through Home-Start's ongoing training." Read more

Michael - I like to help people

"Being able to take the boys out and help the whole family makes me feel good about myself" Read more

Paddi - re-evaluating his life

A bout of ill health, and early retirement from his construction business, allowed Paddi to re-evaluate what he wanted from life - and to volunteer for Home-Start. Read more

Rheena - satisfying her caring streak

"No-one’s asking you to be Superwoman. What I get out of it the most is to know I’ve put a smile on someone’s face." Read more

Sam - 'staying out of trouble'

Sam was encourage to volunteer at a Home-Start group: "I get so much out of the experience; it’s such a worthwhile thing to do". Read more

Sue - waiting for grandchildren

"I had resigned herself to the fact that my son did not want children, and I would never be a grandparent. Then I heard about Home-Start" Read more

Volunteering in Glasgow

Volunteers like Isabel and Angela provide family support during weekly home visits and at weekly family groups. Read more

Why volunteer?

Home-Start's team of trained volunteers make sure a child’s early years count. By volunteering just a few hours each week you can transform the lives of young children and their parents in your community. Read more