Volunteer Stories

Home-Start’s team of trained volunteers are there for people when they need us most. Take a look at our volunteer stories below and you’ll see why volunteering for Home-Start not only transforms the lives of our families but transforms the lives of our volunteers too.

Lorraine's story

Lorraine, Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh, gives a clear, inspiring account of what Home-Start achieves and why she continues to volunteer to provide support to families in their home.

Elizabeth's story

Elizabeth, Home-Start East Lothian, is breaking the mould as a young parent who volunteers and speaks from the heart about the struggles facing so many families – including wishing she had received similar support herself.

Andrew's story

Andrew, Home-Start Stirling, became a stay at home dad after an accident at work. He uses his practical skills as a joiner in his work with families and speaks from the heart about the way he feels about being a positive male role model for young children.

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