Our next courses…

‘Support from Home-Start is tremendous, they are always available for advice and support. The coordinators are very caring who treat all volunteers and families with a great deal of respect’ – Pat, Home-Start Volunteer

Our next courses in Winter 2020!

Our volunteering courses are a combination of E-learning modules and 2 face to face training days.

To apply please email info@homestartmcr.org.uk or call 0161 721 4493

Please see below for topics that we cover on the course.

  Topics covered


– Welcome
– Introduction to Home-Start
– Meeting the Needs of families
– The Home-Start Relationship

– Understanding the Needs of Families/1000 days
– Getting started as a Volunteer
– Support and Supervision
– Commitment and Boundaries
– Keeping Safe


– Values & attitudes
– Confidentiality
– Listening Skills


– Safeguarding   


Domestic Abuse awareness
Mental Health awareness

– Family life
– ACES
– Graduation