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If you are struggling to cope and in need of support,

Home-Start Swaffham & District has trained staff & volunteers to offer tailored support to suit your needs. Contact us directly to find out more.  or call 01760 721271

You can also speak to your health professional who can refer you.

If you want to help provide a valuable service to families in your area, speak to us today. We provide comprehensive training for all our volunteers. Once you’ve completed the training we’ll support you through all of your volunteer activities and pay your travel expenses.

Do you want to support your local charity helping families in your area? There are many ways you can get involved in fundraising through your school and other community organisations. Speak to us for  advice on organising your own fundraising activities or becoming a trustee.

As a Home-Start trustee you’ll  contribute to the leadership and direction of the scheme.  bring your experience and skills in personel management, finance,fundraising and Communications to us.

Just speak to us now to find out more


Expenses are paid for this role.

Help for families

Volunteering opportunities

Fundraising opportunities

Join us as a Trustee

If you live in Swaffham, Dereham, Watton, Fakenham or surrounding villages and are looking for support for your family we’re here to help. Our support is confidential and non-judgemental,  tailored to your individual needs to help at times of difficulty. There are many ways in which Home-Start can offer support both practical and emotional to you and your family.

Support and Friendship for Families

Fundraising opportunities

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Looking for support for you and your family?

If you feel you could benefit from volunteer support please check our finding support page and fill in the contact form and we will be in touch within 72hrs.

Maximising Income Service

Are you claiming all you're entitled to?

The maximising income programme help you check you are receiving all your entitlements, for a free check contact us on our contact page.



Our next prep course starts on Wednesday 15th March and will run for 8 weeks (excluding school holidays) weekly sessions 9.30am - 1.30pm.

We need volunteers to support families in and around Swaffham, Dereham, Watton and Fakenham.  If you think you could be who we are looking for give us a call or fill in the enquiry on the contact us tab.

Notice of EGM

We will be holding an EGM on Thursday 16th March at 1pm at the Home-Start Swaffham Office.  The purpose of this EGM is to agree the closure of Home-Start Swaffham & District and agree the transfer of assets to Home-Start Norfolk.