Home-Start welcomes Duchess of Cambridge early year talks

Home-Start welcomed around-table event on the importance of early childhood development hosted by The Duchess of Cambridge. Read more

Four Home-Starts receive The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Four Home-Starts have received the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award local voluntary groups can receive in the UK, equivalent to an MBE. Read more

Celebrating Home-Start Volunteers

Volunteers are the heart of Home-Start, making a difference every day to families around the UK. This year we will be celebrating #VolunteersWeek with our very own Volunteer Festival. Read more

Empowering women – To build a brighter future

Working with our partner White Stuff we asked our Home-Start network to share with us the many ways they empower mums to enable them to overcome the challenges they face through our Empowering Women survey. We want to highlight some of these impactful projects happening in local communities across the UK through the Home-Start network Read more

Home-Start response to Review of Children's Social Care

In response to the publication of this substantial and significant Independent Review of Children's Social Care,, Home-Start chief executive, Peter Grigg, said: "The review has made the case and now we need urgent action from government to get behind this with serious, long-term financial backing to make this a reality across England.” Read more

The Power of Connection in Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week

For Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week we share how the power of connection is at the heart of all Home-Start’s work and hear from three amazing women we have supported. Read more

Introducing 'Healthy Happy Home'

Home-Start volunteers are being given access to new online resources as part of their bespoke training. The 'Healthy Happy Home' programme tackles sleep, healthy eating and finances and is designed to help families achieve happier, healthier lives. Read more

Home-Start UK statement on war in Ukraine

Home-Start UK are deeply saddened by the heart-breaking images and stories from the war in Ukraine. As people who always go above and beyond to support families, Home-Start staff, volunteers and friends will likely be feeling powerless and helpless in the face of this disaster. Here are some ways that you can help. Read more