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

Home-Start co-ordinator recognised in New Year’s Honours

Denyse Walker, Co-ordinator at Home-Start Lakeland in Northern Ireland has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s 2020 New Year’s Honours List. Read more

A call to action for families

Home-Start call on new Government to commit to ensuring that all families are supported to give children the best start in life. Because childhood can't wait. Read more

Volunteering Stories: “Thoughts from a new boy on the block!”

Taking those first steps to volunteer for Home-Start can be filled with uncertainty and you may have a lot of questions. Michael Baim, a volunteer for Home-Start Central Bedfordshire, has been volunteering for six months now, supporting families in his local area. Click here to read more about his perceptions half a year later. Read more