No special qualifications are necessary to become a Home-
Volunteers attend a short preparation course, usually weekly sessions over 5-
After the preparation course we ask you to make a regular commitment to visit a family in their own home for about three hours each week. The emphasis is on friendship, which could involve sharing difficulties and anxieties or giving practical support.
Volunteer workshops are held at regular intervals to provide an opportunity for mutual support, ongoing training and discussions on Home-
You will receive regular one to one support from the Co-
Our next preparation course will be held in May.
Please contact Matt Zeqiri at admin@homestart-
“She was just the right volunteer for me, she gently motivated me to do things and was such a great person to talk to – although she was there for all of us, I considered it my time.”