Volunteer Stories

Our volunteers all have different reasons for becoming Home-Visiting or Family Support Group Volunteers, and likewise they all have different stories to tell.

Here are some volunteer stories, which illustrate the experiences of three of our volunteers…

Linda’s story: From supported Family to Home-Visiting Volunteer

Some years ago, I was diagnosed with PTSD, following a difficult time in my life. I was to have a volunteer to guide me through the next 9 months, with weekly visits. I always said one day I would do the same for others.

Read her story

Mandy’s story: A Rewarding and Enriching Experience

Volunteering with Home-Start Royston & South Cambridgeshire is one of the most rewarding and enriching experiences I have ever had the opportunity to take part in.

Read her story

Susan’s story: Home-Start Supports Volunteers Too

Having been a Home-Visiting volunteer for some time, a couple of years ago I decided to concentrate my support at Family Support Group, due to personal family commitments. Little did I know how HSRSC would actually support me following a bereavement a few months later.

Read her story

Our Latest Annual Report will provide insight into:

  • How our support changes local families lives
  • Our Chair’s view of our activities during the year
  • Our Financial Position
  • Our new Initiatives
  • Fundraising Activities
  • What our Family Support Groups have achieved
  • A Family Story

…..and much more

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