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Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support. We help families with children under five with practical and confidential support.

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Being a parent can be lonely, frustrating and overwhelming. Home-start is there for families when they need it the most, because childhood can't wait.

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The earliest years make a big difference. Home-Start helps to make those years count, so no child's future is limited.

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We’re there for when parents need us the most, because childhood can’t wait.

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Welcome to Homestart Perth and Kinross

Home-Start Perth and Kinross is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under five years of age. We’re there for parents when they need us the most, because childhood can’t wait.

Based in The Gateway in North Methven Street, we are a small team who are passionate and dedicated about our work, our volunteers and our families that we support.  Our Breast Buddies team support Mum’s across Perth and Kinross, offering advice and support on their breastfeeding journey.  If you would like to chat about getting home visiting support, breast feeding support or if you are interested in Volunteering then please give us a call on 01738 638847 or email


Home-Start Perth Breast Buddies Group

Welcome to Homestart Perth

We are a non judgemental service and our Volunteers are all parents so can understand the modern day struggles we all have when trying to juggle everything.  Everyone needs a bit of help, a bit of rest and a bit of support and our volunteers are here to help take some of the pressure off.

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We work with you to build on your strengths and give you the support you tell us you need.

Ways to volunteer

By volunteering just a few hours a week you can transform the lives of young children and their parents in your community.

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A child’s earliest years are the most important. Home-Start wants to make sure those years count. Can you help us?

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