Don’t miss our Annual Quiz night – 9th November 7pm

Each year we hold a super fun quiz night at the Wandsworth Town Hall to raise money for our work supporting local families. Last year we had a record-breaking 300 guests enjoy a home-cooked chilli, lemon drizzle cake, a welcome glass of wine plus all the wine they could buy! We have great raffle prizes to win...

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Thank you to all our supporters

Shirley Kermer cycles through the Mekong Delta for Home-Start Wandsworth We owe an enormous amount of gratitude to Shirley Kermer who, in February this year, cycled 500km from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam through the rice-paddies and waterways of the Mekong Delta into Cambodia and onto the Royal Temples...

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Lorraine’s Story

In 2016 Lorraine had the courage to stand up in front of 250 people at our carol service, to talk about how Home-Start Wandsworth had helped her. This is her story: My name is Lorraine. I live in South West London and have four children, two of them in their...

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Bringing families together with Family Hubs

We have started an exciting new initiative to help local families in need, by bringing together families at locations known as family hubs in the Borough of Wandsworth.  This follows a successful ongoing partnership with Battersea Arts Centre, where the Centre’s The Bee’s Knees has provided a safe and welcoming...

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Remembering Sue Marianne Winter

When Sue’s family asked me to speak at her funeral on behalf of Home-Start Wandsworth, I felt deeply honoured but petrified in equal measure. Petrified, because I was convinced I had that condition called glossophobia, which is an intense fear of public speaking. As I was preparing for the speech,...

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BIG News at last!

We are very proud to announce that our bid for a new round of funding from Big Lottery was successful. This means, along with strengthening our existing work, we can invest in the development of some exciting new projects. Feedback from our families, their volunteers and our partners helped us identify two specific areas...

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Sad News

It is with a sad heart that we inform the community that the founder and manager of Home-Start Wandsworth, Sue Winter left us peacefully on Thursday 11 May at 4am. Sue died after a long struggle with cancer. She will be greatly missed and fondly remembered for all the wonderful work she did...

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