Activities for families during self-isolation

We’ve created a list of some of the best practical ideas for activities and resources for you to do with your children if you’re at home because of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more

#StayConnected – A message from Home-Start UK's CEO

A message from Peter Grigg, Home-Start UK's CEO, in light of the recent COVID-19 events encouraging us all to #StayConnected. Read more

Home-Start UK in new partnership to support Naval families

Home-Start UK is delighted to announce the launch of ‘Strengthening Families – By Your Side’, a new offer of support for all Naval families. This project is supported by funding from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC), as well as funds awarded by the Armed Forces Covenant. Read more

Volunteering Stories: Student Volunteering Week - Edinah's story

When Edinah’s family moved to Glasgow in 2013, they didn’t know anyone and reached out to Home-Start for support. After she had regained confidence, she realised that she wanted to give something back and to pass on her experience to other parents.  Edinah had the opportunity to become a Home-Start volunteer as part of her Education and Social Services degree she signed up and began the training. Read more

Volunteering Stories: Student Volunteering Week - Angela's Story

Student Volunteering Week runs from 10 – 16 February and we’re celebrating the many students who volunteer for Home-Start by sharing three of their stories. Angela, 40, had been volunteering for Home-Start Glasgow North for eight months when her supervisor gave her the inspiration to go back to college and use her passion for supporting families in her career. Read more

Volunteering Stories: Student Volunteering Week – Talitha’s story

Student Volunteering Week runs from 10 – 16 February and we’re celebrating the many students who volunteer for Home-Start by sharing three of their stories. Talitha recently finished her A-Levels and has started a part-time teaching apprenticeship. Before she started studying she thought that volunteering would be a great way to get experience. Read more

Home-Start celebrates Student Volunteering Week

Student Volunteering Week runs from 10 – 16 February and we’re celebrating the many students who volunteer for Home-Start across the whole country. Read more

Home-Start welcomes Independent Care Review

Home-Start UK, one of Scotland’s leading family support charities, has welcomed the publication of the Independent Care Review. Read more

'Charities are charged by the power of volunteers'

This week, we sat down with Peter Grigg, Home-Start UK’s new CEO. We decided to get to know Peter better by talking to him about what drives him to work for families and to join Home-Start UK … Read more