Home Start UK

About Us

Through a network of trained parent volunteers we support families who are not coping as well as they would like. Families need support for many different reasons including postnatal illness, disability, bereavement, mental health, parenting or social isolation.

Our support is tailored, personalised, non judgemental and delivered to families in their own homes and through social activities. All our volunteers are DBS checked and attend an eight week training course which covers issues such as confidentiality, safeguarding and working with families.

We always need new volunteers and all our volunteers have parenting experience. We support our volunteers with ongoing training and regular supervision. Our volunteers give just 2 hours per week of their time and their travel expenses are paid. We organise two training courses per year.

We are a company limited by guarantee and governed by a Board of  Trustees. We need Trustees with a broad range of skills from marketing and finance to public sector and charity experience.

If you want to join a friendly, enthusiastic and committed team and are able to spare a few hours per week then please do not hesitate to contact us.