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We provide one-to-one and other support for parents
. Typically our trained volunteers visit the family’s home for a couple of hours every week.  They tailor-make their support to the needs of the parents and children. Volunteers are very committed and will keep visiting until the youngest child turns five or starts school, or until the parents feel they can stand on their own two feet.  Parents and volunteers often develop a deeply trusting relationship which can lead to powerful change within the family.

 We also run family groups and social events for families.



Our values:

  • We offer families choice
  • We work in partnership – with each other, with families and with other agencies
  • We work in a spirit of openness, encouragement and enjoyment
  • We are flexible and responsive to the needs of families
  • Parents helping parents – a simple idea that really works


The Home-Start Worldwide Oslo conference report is now available.
ome-Start Worldwide has published (Dec 2014) the report of its triennial training conference on the theme “Maintaining High Quality Family Support in Difficult Times”. This took place in Oslo between 23-27th September 2014 Read more
The Home-Start Worldwide triennial Global Conference is taking place in Oslo
The next Home-Start Worldwide conference is taking place at Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica in Oslo between the 23rd and 27th of September 2014. Representatives from 21 out of 23 Home-Start countries, all Home-Start Worldwide trustees and a number of guests, experts and researchers will take part in the conference. Margaret Harrison, the Home-Start Founder, will be the special guest of the conference. Read more
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