"Education is the most important gift you can give to your children”

4 Sep 2015 - When Emma had twins three years ago, life was turned upside down by the sheer amount of time and effort needed to care for them. Read more

"Put children at the heart of the General Election"

Home-Start UK have joined 140+ organisations in a call to all political parties to put children and young people at the heart of this General Election. Read more

"Put families at the heart of policy" - Rob Parkinson

27 Jan 2015 - Home-Start’s chief executive is calling on all political parties to put children and families at the heart of their policy making. 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

‘It’s like the friendship you didn’t know you needed,’ Home-Start West Dorset’s stories, Day Two

Every week, thousands of Home-Start volunteers knock on the door of a local family, ready to offer support, advice and guidance to the parent who answers. For the last ten years, 200 of these volunteers have been out and about, supporting families in West Dorset. Over the next three days, we will be featuring three stories from three of the ‘original’ families who received support from Home-Start over a decade ago to find out what they are up to now… Read more

‘We forget that mothers and fathers need help’, Home-Start West Dorset’s stories, Day Three

Every week, thousands of Home-Start volunteers knock on the door of a local family, ready to offer support, advice and guidance to the parent who answers. For the last ten years, 200 of these volunteers have been out and about, supporting families in West Dorset. Over the past three days, we will be featuring three stories from three of the ‘original’ families who received support from Home-Start over a decade ago to find out what they are up to now… Read more

“Give people more opportunities to volunteer” says Home-Start UK

Businesses and charities in Scotland are being encouraged to give people more opportunities to volunteer their time and skills. Read more

“I escaped death” – supporting victims of domestic abuse

In 2010 one-in-three families Home-Start Shepway supported involved domestic abuse so they built a programme to give women the support they need. Read more

“Miracle” choir helps combat stress and helps families bond

Home-Start Glasgow North's weekly choir uses singing as a way to improve people’s resilience, mental health and well-being. Read more

“Parents are the secret sauce”

To find out just how important language is you a child's development we spoke to Dr Stephen Hannon,from the LENA Foundation Read more

“Volunteers have an enormous part to play” – Rob Parkinson

27 Mar 2015 - The voluntary sector must be involved in supporting families if there is to be success. Read more

“We had to learn to be parents, we didn’t have to learn to be blind”

Hetal and Will have both been blind since childhood. In our latest they explain how a volunteer from Home-Start Greenwich has transformed life for them and their children. Read more

152 organisations call on Government to put children at the heart of recovery

We are joining 150+ organisations in a call to Government to put babies, children and young people at the heart of the coronavirus response. Read more

2,000 miles for Home-Start!

Dunelm are aiming to raise a collective total of 20,000 miles to raise £20,000 for Home-Start! Our IT department will be getting out their cycles, trainers, walking shoes and their swimming suits to try and cover a distance of 2,000 miles and raise £2,000! Read more