Home-Start Oxford, Blackbird Leys Youth and Community Centre, Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford OX4 6HW                  Company number 5375011  Charity number 1108612

Latest News


We are hiring!


Home-Start Oxford is seeking a part-time Family Co-ordinator who shares our passion for supporting vulnerable families.  Please click here for further details. The deadline for applications is 17th October 2018


Celebrating 30 Years!


2018 marks 30 years of Home-Start Oxford’s support for families in the City and central Oxfordshire. Please join us at our celebratory AGM & Lunch – Wednesday 17th October, 10.30 – 1.30pm – Rosehill Community Centre, Carole’s Way, Rose Hill Oxford OX4 4HF.


High Quality Assured!


For the past 18 months, staff and trustees have been hard at work to make sure our systems, safeguarding and support is top notch. We were delighted to have this recognised with a 100% score on our Quality Assurance assessment by Home-Start UK in August.


Award Winners - WAHOOOO! WE WON!


We are delighted to have received the Oxfordshire Charity & Volunteer Award 2018 for managing volunteers

A massive congratulations to all staff at Home-Start Oxford for their recognised excellence in Volunteer recruitment, training and support. Awarded by OCVA in collaboration with Oxford Brookes.











National leaders on Domestic Abuse

Home-Start Oxford is leading a national project, funded by Home-Start UK, to develop our pathway and enhanced models of support for parents and children who have experienced domestic abuse. This is a collaborative initiative that will draw on best practice developed in Oxford and other Home-Start charities around the country, building on our relationships with other domestic abuse specialists. Contact Katharine for more information. katharine@homestart-oxford.org.uk


“I always look forward to Tuesdays when our volunteer comes to visit. She is so kind, helpful and has a lovely sense of humour. We often play games that make my babies smile and chuckle. She is not just a helper but she has also become a valued friend”

(Mother)