They couldn’t have matched me with anybody more perfect.....  My volunteer's values and ethics are the same as mine .... they couldn’t have got it more right if I was paying them

- A parent


Home Start West DorsetWe are a local independent charity offering friendship, advice and practical support to families who live in West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland. We help parents, with a child under 5, discover or rediscover the joy of parenting. We are self funded and governed but work in partnership with Home-Start UK.

Home-Start West Dorset
Paceycombe House
(Suite B)
Paceycombe Way
Phone 01305 265072
Email Click here

Get Support

Everyone needs a bit of help sometimes! Through a network of trained parent volunteers we support parents in West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland who are finding it difficult to cope.

Find out about the support we can offer your family. Or if your are a health professional click here




MBE for valued HSWD Trustee and home-visiting Volunteer, Stella Jones!








We are delighted that Stella has been recognised for her valued contributions to the local community. Read more...

Give Support

Could you make a difference to local families by supporting us? Many parents need help, friendship, advice or support during those early years when children are young. Your experience as a parent can really help others. I would like to know more about volunteering.