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Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support. We help families with children under five with practical and confidential support.

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Being a parent can be lonely, frustrating and overwhelming. Home-Start is there for families when they need it the most, because childhood can't wait.

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The earliest years make a big difference. Home-Start helps to make those years count, so no child's future is limited.

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We’re there for when parents need us the most, because childhood can’t wait.

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Welcome to Home-Start Bradford District

Home-Start Bradford District is an independent charity committed to promoting the welfare of families with young children and providing volunteer-led support in families’ own homes. We know how hard it can sometimes be to raise a family: there are good times and there are not so good times, and we can all need a helping hand from time to time.

We offer help to families when they are struggling. Trained volunteers visit families on a weekly basis, providing emotional support and practical advice in the areas each family needs.

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Welcome to Home-Start Bradford District

Home-Start Bradford District is an independent charity committed to promoting the welfare of families with young children and providing volunteer-led support in families’ own homes. We know how hard it can sometimes be to raise a family: there are good times and there are not so good times, and we can all need a helping hand from time to time.

We offer help to families when they are struggling. Trained volunteers visit families on a weekly basis, providing emotional support and practical advice in the areas each family needs.

Latest news & events

Annual report 2020-21

Annual report 2020-21

We've just held our AGM, at which we shared our annual report. You can read the highlights below, or download the full report (including our annual...

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Sam and Henry’s Story

Sam and Henry’s Story

Single mum Sam*, 26 is currently trying to find employment, but her three-year-old son Henry* cannot cope being separated from his mum long enough...

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Building a Stronger Family

Building a Stronger Family

When mum of two, 48-year-old Caroline Holmes was referred to Home-Start Bradford District she was a ‘broken woman’. Her six-year-old son was having...

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We work with you to build on your strengths and give you the support you tell us you need.

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By volunteering just a few hours a week you can transform the lives of young children and their parents in your community.

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A child’s earliest years are the most important. Home-Start wants to make sure those years count. Can you help us?

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