About Us

Home-Start Richmond is part of Home-Start UK, the leading family support charity. We offer outreach services through volunteers giving regular support, friendship and practical help to families under stress in their own homes, helping to prevent family crisis and breakdown.

ThFamily with volunteere Richmond scheme was set up in 1995 and serves the whole borough of Richmond upon Thames, including Barnes, Mortlake, East Sheen, Kew, Richmond, Ham, St Margarets, Twickenham, Teddington, Hampton, Hampton Hill, Hampton Wick and Whitton.  Our Patron is Baroness Kramer of Richmond Park.

From the 3rd October 2016, we have been building up our service to also support families in Kingston borough, including Berrylands, Chessington, Coombe, Hook Rise,  Norbiton, Surbiton, Tolworth.

From 1 April 2017, we will be merging with Home-Start Hounslow who support families in the whole of Hounslow borough.

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Recruiting for April Volunteer Course








If you have some free time after the Easter holidays, and you are a parent or grandparent, you could help other local families with pre-school children. Home-Start is offering a free course to train you to be a home-visiting volunteer, supporting families with difficulties such as post-natal illness, bereavement or disability, living in the boroughs of Richmond or Kingston.

We run three volunteer preparation courses per year: September-November (on a Tuesday), January-March (on a Wednesday) and April-June (on a Thursday). The courses run either in Kingston or East Sheen.

The next course will run in East Sheen between 10am-2.30pm, every Thursday for 7 weeks from 27th April until the 15th June (not half-term). After the course, you would visit a family for 2-3 hours a week at a time that suits you.

For more information, please contact Angie Ahmed on 020 8487 8500 info@homestart-richmond.org.uk

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