Volunteer Sule, supporting a family with Homestart Wandsworth, London, UK on the 3rd of October 2022.(photo by Andy Aitchison/HomeStartUK)

You could help by:

Becoming a Volunteer.

Becoming a Trustee.

Becoming a Friend of Home-Start (We have a Facebook page, come and find us for all our fundraising news)

Sponsorship: For example could you fund future Annual Reports, the cost of a volunteer preparation course, advertising, our broadband or maybe rent? Each year we take families for day trips – perhaps you could help pay for a coach?

Christmas is an expensive time of year for everyone – including us! Can you help with the cost of presents or a party?

Take part in a sponsored event.

If you or your partner work for a large organisation would they be able to help in any way?

If you know of any grant making trusts, please pass on the details to us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need any formal qualifications?

No qualifications required, parenting experience would be helpful.

How much time will it take up?

The minimum requirement is two hours per week at a time convenient for both yourself and the family.

Will I receive any training?

Yes, all new volunteers must attend our preparation course, which will equip you with the information you need to get started. We also have a programme of ongoing training for volunteers throughout the year.

Will I get paid expenses?

Yes, we pay out of pocket expenses.

What support will receive?

Individual telephone and face to face support by your coordinator as and when needed. Volunteers can contact their coordinator at any time to discuss any concerns they may have.

(photo by Andy Aitchison/HomeStartUK)