Home-Start Winchester and Districts

The leading family support charity


Below we have some frequently asked questions, click on the question to reveal the answer.

Q: I'm not sure I would like to be a 'home-visiting' volunteer, what else could I do to help?

A: We need volunteers with finance, fundraising and marketing skills to join the Board of Trustees.

Q: I think I'd like to be a volunteer, what qualifications do I need?

A: You need to have parenting experience and a caring, understanding attitude to young families which are experiencing difficulties.

Q: How do I apply to be a volunteer?

A: In the first instance contact our Coordinator Anne Macpherson on 01962 851177.

Q: What is the time commitment for a Home-Start volunteer?

A: Following the forty hour training course you need to be able to visit a family once a week for about two hours.