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“Volunteering for Home-Start can be challenging, but is always a joy. I have extra love to give, some spare time and want to help. Knowing that you have made a difference to a family in need of support is so rewarding.”

A volunteer with Home-Start Trafford, Salford and Wigan

Our families tell us that our volunteers have such an impact on their lives, but we know that volunteering for Home-Start also has a positive impact on our volunteers’ lives too. 

Watch our Humans Behind Home-Start films and hear what some of our volunteers say.

Tracy’s Story  

Hear why Tracy, a retired Police Officer volunteers for Home-Start 

Wes’s Story

Hear how Wes used his Home-Start training to become a Social Worker

Hazel’s Story

Hear what Hazel, a retired Head Teacher, gets from volunteering for

Katies’s Story

Hear how Katie, a once supported family, uses her experiences as a Home-Start volunteer

Michael’s Story

Hear how Michael has used his experiences of being a Social Worker to support families as a volunteer

If you feel inspired by their stories and would like to find out more about becoming one of our volunteers, click here