Home-Start Cotswolds

Helping parents give their children the best possible start in life

Our Vision

Home-Start would like every parent in the Cotswolds to receive the support they need to give their children the best start in life.

Welcome to Home-Start Cotswolds

We are a local charity providing support, friendship and practical help for young families with young children in the Cotswold District Council area to steer them through the stresses and strains of life.

Our trained volunteers are parents so they understand how hard it can be to bring up young children.

They visit families every week, working alongside parents, in their own homes, to help them through the problems they are facing.

Each year Home-Start Cotswolds aims to support at least 60 families in the area. And, while we are a locally-focused and locally-run charity, we are part of a network of 261 Home-Start schemes across the UK.

Please browse our website to see if we can help you and your family. But if you would rather speak to someone from Home-Start our contact details are below.



We believe the five years between birth and school are vital for a child’s development – and that youngsters raised in a stable, loving family environment are more likely to have a positive, healthy future.



Home-Start runs more services, and has more volunteers supporting more families, than any other family support charity in the UK.



Could you give us your support at our fundraising events – or stage one on our behalf?

Get in Touch


If you would like to speak to someone from Home-Start please don’t hesitate to get in touch, we are here to help.