Our impact in Northern Ireland In the past year in Northern Ireland 16 local Home-Starts are supporting 1,456 families. Last year 540 people volunteered for Home-Start including as home-visitors, group workers, trustees and fundraisers. In that time, across the UK Home-Starts have supported 28,926 families with 59,628 children. Our 2017 Impact Report shows the difference Home-Start makes for families, children and the volunteers who give their time to support members of their community. Click here to download our 2017 Northern Ireland impact report Click here to download our 2017 UK impact report This impact report is based on data collected by local Home-Starts between April 1 2015 and March 31 2016.