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 the services we offer to families in the borough»

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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 our Volunteer Xmas Lunch

We had a lovely lunch with some of our volunteers … Read more…

Thank you to EE/BT for Christmas Presents

Thank you to EE/BT for the lovely presents which they … Read more…

Santa Visits our Family Party

We had a very special visitor to our Family Christmas … Read more…

A fond farewell to staff members.

With heavy hearts we have said goodbye to three of … Read more…