Our volunteers visit families weekly offering support, friendship and practical help. As parents you may feel in need of our help for all sorts of reasons. We help:

If you have children under the age of 5 years you can register with us. Go to the contact us page to find ways of getting in touch with us.

How can a volunteer help?

A volunteer can:

What happens next?

Initially, you will be sent a registration form to complete and return to the office.

The coordinator will come out to meet you and discuss the registration and answer any questions you may have. At the next visit, which is the matching visit, you will be introduced to a volunteer, who will visit you an a weekly basis and support you throughout your time with Home-Start.

The organiser will contact you every 3 months to arrange a visit to review the service.


If you know a family who would benefit from the support of Home-Start Rossendale, Burnley and Hyndburn, please contact the scheme for a copy of our referral pack. We can send this electronically or by mail.