We are recruiting for new volunteers!
Jun 19, 2017
Button cells, the small round silver batteries powering growing numbers of household products, have been linked to serious injuries among small children.
Jun 6, 2017
Devon Partnership NHS Trust has been successful with its bid to secure one of four Mother and Baby Units commissioned by NHS England to address a shortfall of beds nationally.
May 10, 2017
Looking for a way to start that all-important conversation about social media, gaming and other online activities with your son or daughter?
May 3, 2017
Funding from NHS England will continue for Cranbrook's healthy new town programme in 2017/18.
Apr 25, 2017

Our new address is: Unit 10, Basepoint Business Centre, Yeoford Way, Exeter EX2 8LB
Phone: 01392 826299

Oct 20, 2016


Kirsty Allsopp with Alastair Stewart presenting HSUK volunteer awards yesterday at day one of the HSUK National Conference.


Mar 22, 2016

Waitrose cheque presentation

We were deighted to receive £300 from Waitrose Community Matters at Watrose in Exeter last week.


Mar 22, 2016

Volunteer's Endings (Accredited)
Wednesday 27th April 2016 from 9.30 until 12.30

Parents Experiencing Depression (Accredited)
Monday May 16th and 23rd

Mar 22, 2016
If you would like to see our service extend into the Mid Devon area please complete this very short questionnaire and return it to us by 19th February
Feb 8, 2016

Our next free volunteer preparation courses will start on Wednesday 2nd November 2016 in Exeter.

 Vol Poster

Dec 1, 2015

Tuesday 17th November 2015 from 12pm - 1pm

At Holy Trinity Church Centre, Arena Park, Exeter EX4 8RD

Oct 27, 2015

Volunteer training to support families where children have additional needs.

Wednesday 9th December 9.45 - 2.30pm at Home-Start office in Exeter.  Places are limited so contact Anna or Rachel to reserve a place asap.

Oct 13, 2015

7.30pm Friday 6th November 2015 at Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth

A war-torn soldier and an obstinate princess, aided by three unearthly dogs and a strange and wizened woman with a magic tinderbox, discover the unbreakable bonds of true love.

Please, please support the AsOne Theatre Company.  Bring your family along to enjoy a wonderful story, magically told.  Home-Start Exeter and East Devon are being promoted at the event and benefiting from the retiring collection.

Further details about the cast and tour dates here

Oct 6, 2015

Exeter Volunteer Centre featured Sophie from Home-Start on their Phonic fm radio show last Thursday.  Click here to listen to a podcast of the show.  Contact us if you are interested in volunteering for us.


Sep 21, 2015

Home-Start Exeter and East Devon Volunteer Preparation Course starts 23rd September 2015

Aug 12, 2015

Trustee Treasurer required to join our friendly team of Trustees

May 12, 2015
May 11, 2015

Saturday 9th May 2015 Free Trip to West Town Farm in Ide
Coach leaves from Trinity Hall, Beacon Lane at 10am, returning at 2.30pm
Everyone living in the Beacon Heath area is welcome.

May 5, 2015

 Circus Starr

 Thursday 4th June 2015 - 4.45pm or 7pm

May 5, 2015
Our volunteers are invited to a free Digital Training Day on Monday 2nd March from 10am until 3pm.  Please call the office to reserve your place.
Feb 25, 2015

Do you have a few hours a week to spare and want to help?  It's not too late to join our training course and become one of our team of valued volunteers. 

The course is accredited and lasts for 10 weeks.  It takes place at our offices in Exeter and is on Wednesdays from 9.45 - 2.15pm with no sessions during the school holidays.

Phone Rachel or Anna for a chat if you would like further information or download an application form form here

Jan 27, 2015
Our small Family Group meets on Tuesdy and Thursday mornings. 

Have a look at the leaflet to find out more or contact the office for a friendly and informal chat.
Dec 9, 2014

Our next course for new volunteers will now commence on Wednesday, 4th March 2015 from 9.45 - 2.15. 

Please call the office for further details or download an application form from the New Volunteers section on our website.

Dec 9, 2014
We are pleased to announce that we will be receiving £440 from Exeter Waitrose Community Matters scheme.
Dec 9, 2014
Please view the latest volunteer newsletter here.
Dec 9, 2014
Please click here to view the article published on 14th November 2014 featuring Home-Start Exeter and East Devon
Nov 17, 2014
We are delighted to announce that Home-Start Exeter and East Devon have been selected as one of the three local good causes to benefit from the Community Matters scheme at the Exeter Waitrose during November.
Nov 17, 2014
Our next volunteer preparation course will be starting in Exeter on Wednesday 28th January 2015. The course runs for 10 weeks on a Wednesday from 9.45am until 2.15pm, with no sessions during school holidays.
Nov 11, 2014

External Evaluation completed October 2014

Oct 29, 2014

Annual General Meeting 2014 to be held on Tuesday 18th November from 12 until 1pm at Holy Trinity Church Centre.

Please let the office know if you are attending.

Oct 29, 2014
If you have experienced the challenges of parenthood and live in the Exeter or East Devon area, you could support families who are currently finding life difficult.
Aug 5, 2014
Safeguarding Training will be held on the following day;
Tuesday       8th July 10.00am-12.30pm
Wednesday  9th July 10.00am-12.30pm
Monday       14th July 10.00am-12.30pm
Wednesday  16th July 10.00am-12.30pm
Jul 8, 2014
There are still a couple of places remaing for our volunteers to attend the course "Supporting Parents Experiencing Depression"
May 20, 2014

Free tickets available for the families we support to visit the 4.45pm performance at the circus on Tuesday 3rd June

May 20, 2014
Friends of Home-Start Exeter and East Devon presents The La La Choir in Concert with Guests 'Misty Roses' - Saturday 10th May at 7.30
at the Holy Trinity Chuurch, Exmouth

May 7, 2014

Exeter Police & Community Choir Concert
Thursday 1st May 7.30pm at St Sidwell's Methodist Church
Tickets £6 each

Apr 22, 2014
Please view the latest volunteer newsletter here.
Apr 7, 2014

Fabulous news. We are achieving our family support targets.  A full summary is available here.

Apr 7, 2014
Devon Voluntary Action (DeVA) announch their new website. Go to for lots of useful information regarding volunteering.
Apr 7, 2014
Family Group closed on Tuesday 15th and Thursday 17th April 2014
Apr 1, 2014
Circus Starr will be bringing the magic of circus to Exeter on Tuesday 3rd June. We have limited free tickets available for the families we support for the 4.45pm performance.
Mar 26, 2014
Turn2us are offering Volunteers a free benefits and grants workshop on Friday 25th April 2014 at T4 Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Sowton EX2 7NL from 1.30 - 4.30pm.  Please see the invitation for further details
Mar 26, 2014

If you have experienced the challenges of parenthood and live in the Exeter or East Devon area, you could support families who are currently finding life difficult. 

Feb 21, 2014

The One Million Children campaign is part of Home-Start’s fortieth anniversary celebrations.

Feb 21, 2014

Concert presented by The Exeter Police and Community Choir at Sidwell Street Methodist Church on Thursday 1st May from 7.30pm

Feb 21, 2014

Registered Charity No: 1116385
Registered Company No: 5818942