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“I wish I’d met my Home-Start volunteer sooner. Maybe if I had, my first son wouldn’t have been removed and adopted.”

A mum supported by Home-Start Manchester

4 Home-Starts supporting 4,000 families across Greater Manchester. Our volunteers support families in their own homes in situations as diverse as isolation, depression, multiple births, poverty and disability.

Home-Start in Greater Manchester – Family Support Manifesto

Read about the issues that families across Greater Manchester are currently facing and how Home-Start in Greater Manchester is responding. Read our Manifesto here

Ruksan’s story

Hear how vital support from Home-Start was received by Ruksan as she dealt with the aftermath of fleeing domestic abuse. 

The Human’s Behind Home-Start

Home-Start Trafford, Salford and Wigan is one of our four Home-Start family support charities working across Greater Manchester. Here, Tracy, Wes, Hazel, Katie and Michael explain the impact that volunteering for Home-Start has had on their lives.

Tracy’s Story  

Wes’s Story

Hazel’s Story

Katies’s Story

Michael’s Story

Volunteer Army

Watch our short volunteer recruitment film


To contact your local Home-Start, click on the area of the map nearest to where you live.

The Four Home-Starts in Greater Manchester are: