Home-Start Volunteer Awards 2024

The winners of the Home-Start Volunteer Awards 2024 have been announced. Read about the remarkable individuals who have been recognised in six different categories, as well as the overall Volunteer of the Year. Read more

Home-Start Deputy CEO awarded CBE for work in children’s services

Vivien Waterfield, Home-Start UK's Deputy CEO, has been awarded a CBE in the King's New Year Honours List for her outstanding contribution to early years education. Read more

A second year of Good Morning Britain support

For the second year running, Home-Start has been selected as one of the charities that Good Morning Britain viewers can pledge their time to in the annual '1 Million Minutes' campaign which asks the public to volunteer to end loneliness. Read more

Happy Birthday Home-Start

On Wednesday 1st November, Home-Start celebrated 50 years of supporting families with an online event hosted by TV presenter and patron of Home-Start Norfolk, Trisha Goodard. Read more

Four Home-Starts receive first King's Award

Four Home-Starts in communities across the UK have been awarded the first ever King’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award given to local volunteer groups in recognition of their outstanding community service. Read more

"It was a no-brainer for me"

What makes someone give their time to become a charity trustee? For Trustees' Week 2023, three trustees from Home-Starts around the UK share their stories. Read more

Home-Start UK celebrates 50 years of volunteering at first national summit

Home-Start UK, held a national volunteer summit for Home-Start volunteers as it marks 50 years of supporting families. The summit, contained a mixture of lectures and panel discussions with industry pioneers and formed part of a national discussion around the future of volunteering Read more

Home-Start UK welcomes new Cadent Partnership

Home-Start UK are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cadent, as Home-Start joins Cadent’s Centres for Warmth programme. Read more