Home-Start North West Kent

Home-Start North West Kent

There for parents when they need us most
because childhood can't wait

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How you can help

There are several ways that you can help Home-Start North West Kent in a voluntary capacity:

  • by supporting a family as a home-visiting volunteer
  • by becoming a trustee
  • by helping us with fundraising

We also have a small number of opportunities to help us out at events.

Home-Start North West Kent’s (home-visiting) volunteers bring a wide variety of life skills and experience to their role to reflect families they support and they all have parenting experience.  All volunteers attend a 40 hour course of preparation and are carefully checked before being placed with a family.

I just love to see the children’s faces light up when I walk through the door and when mum says it’s about time I had a friend like you.

Home-Start Volunteer

The Home-Start North West Kent Board of Trustees is made up of local people from a wide range of backgrounds and experience. The main requirements of a trustee are a real interest in the family support work we undertake and a willingness to be involved and active in the running of the charity. The committee ensures correct governance and is responsible for the financial security of the organisation.

As a family, I felt it gave me hope – for a future where I could be happy and confident and a good enough mum.  As a volunteer, it gives me a chance to help others – to give back what I received.

Home-Start Volunteer

If you can help us we would love to hear from you, do please Contact Us.

We have the following downloadable resources available if you wish to apply for a voluntary position with Home-Start North West Kent. Click on the buttons below to download the information

 Lottery Community Fund
Healthy Living Centre Dartford
Dartford Borough Council
John Lewis
Gravesham Borough Council