Congratulations to our newest volunteer cohort

We would like to congratulate and welcome our newest cohort of volunteers, who have successfully completed the Volunteer Preparation Course over the last four weeks. We are looking forward to matching them over the coming weeks and months with Home-Start families. Thank you to Kelly, Charline, Sarah and Jenny for...

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International Women’s Day 2022

At Home-Start Wandsworth we are surrounded by strong women. Today we celebrate these women’s achievements. With our support, women are improving their own lives and those of the next generation. IWD 2022 campaign theme: #BreakTheBias Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world...

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Spring training gets underway

We were delighted to welcome our new cohort of volunteers on to our volunteer training course. The course is led by our experienced staff team and runs over nine sessions covering topics including mental health, boundaries and mentorship. People choose to volunteer for Home-Start for a variety of reasons. For...

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May Ball tickets on sale now

We are delighted to introduce our second Home-Start Wandsworth May Ball, to be held on Saturday 14 May 2022. Building on the success of our inaugural 2019 event, this year’s Ball is a wonderful opportunity to come together once again with our friends and supporters, old and new, to raise vital...

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Recruiting now for a Director (Full-time role)

This exciting opportunity has arisen for the managerial lead of Home-Start Wandsworth. The position is responsible for managing a team of 8 excellent staff and more than 70 volunteers who want to make a difference in line with our mission statement and values; managing projects and bid applications; and collaborating...

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New year new challenge

If one of your new year’s resolutions is to get fit, or you are looking to take on a new challenge this year, then why not run a 10km or a half marathon for Home-Start Wandsworth? Running for Home-Start Wandsworth gives you a chance to enjoy the camaraderie and fun...

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Save the date

We are delighted to be hosting our second May Ball on 14 May 2022 in the Grand Hall at the Battersea Arts Centre. Guests will enjoy a pre-dinner sparkling drinks reception, 3 course meal, wine and entertainment from live band Truly Medley Deeply. The money raised will help us to...

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Behind the Mask

We are thrilled that Home-Start’s partnership with ITV’s The Masked Singer is helping parents to share what is #BehindTheMask, so they don’t have to pretend everything is OK. We are here to support families living in Wandsworth with young children under the age of five through their toughest times. Being...

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Carol Service raises over £4,000

Thank you to everyone who came to our Carol Service and helped us raised over £4,000. We heard heartfelt and entertaining readings from previous beneficiaries, trustees, award-winning actor Samuel West, TV and radio presenter Karthi Gnanasegaram, The Mayor of Wandsworth, and musician, writer and entertainer Sir Richard Stilgoe. We were also entertained with some...

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