We provide support and friendship for families who are struggling to cope with a wide of range of situations such as loneliness, mental ill health, disabilities, multiple children, and increasing poverty and debt, support is provided to help prevent crisis and family breakdown.
We recruit, train and support volunteers who are parents from the local community, to visit families in their own homes for 2-3 hours per week in order to provide practical help and emotional support to families. More here
Parents supporting parents – a simple idea that really works!
Told through the eyes of a little boy George, 'Mum, Jenny and Me' , this animation film, explains the impact a Home-Start volunteer has on his and his mum's future.
Highly trained volunteers, with parenting experience themselves, visit you in your home with the offer of support, friendship and practical help.
Would you like to join our super team of volunteers? When families ask for our help it’s our friendly volunteers who make a real difference to their lives. We offer full training and a network of support.