Welcome to Home-Start Croydon

Home-Start believes that every family is special and we respond to each family’s need through a combination of home visiting and social events.

We offer a unique service to families by recruiting and training volunteers, who are usually parents themselves, to visit families at home who have at least one child under 5, offering them informal, confidential and friendly support. Family life is important for all children but especially in their early years. Find out about »

Home-Start Video

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Are you looking for support?

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The Home-Start network supports thousands of parents, just like you, through our Home-Start volunteers. The volunteers are people who are parents themselves or have parenting experience – so they understand the stresses and difficulties of being a parent. Find out more »

Volunteer with us


We provide opportunities for volunteers to develop new skills, meet new people, feel valued and have fun, with the support of staff committed to ensuring that they get the most from their volunteering experience. Find out about volunteering »

Supported by

Croydon Best StartLottery Funded

News & Events


Fun at the Best Start event

Home-Start Croydon had a successful day at the Best Start … Read more…

Croydon Best Start

Best Start Family Festival

Join us and other Best Start services for some fun … Read more…

Home-Start Croydon Welcomes New Staff

Home-Start Croydon welcomes two new staff members today. Louise Fuentes … Read more…