Home-Start SA
Support and Friendship for Families

Non-Profit Organisation no. 055-843-NPO. Public Benefit Organisation in terms of Section 18A of the Income Tax Act no. 930025948

What we stand for

We are focused on early intervention, starting by connecting families to resources and helping them reach their full potential.

Who we are

Currently based in Ekurhuleni, our services are tailor-made to meet the challenges facing families and children who may be struggling.

Our Vision

We wish to see a country struggling and vulnerable families and children receive the support they need in order to thrive

Our Mission

Home-Start South Africa is committed to offering families and children individualised support, friendship and practical guidance.

Current reality

Within our communities, families and children are struggling to cope with problems which include poverty; crime; ill-health; abuse; neglect; drugs and alcohol; domestic violence; unemployment; disabilities; depression and other mental health concerns.

In the worst scenarios families and children may reach a crisis point where their existing coping mechanisms prove inappropriate or inadequate.

Home-Start therefore provides a variety of services which meet the individual needs of families and children.

1
Volunteer
Time
Visit families, Work in the charity shop, Become a board member, Pro-bono support to help reduce our operating costs; for example legal, auditing, social media, marketing.
2
Fundraise
Talent
Use your talent to fundraise and support our work: Sports events, Get your school involved, Support Tekkie Tax at your company, Fill up a bucket of love and give us Coins for Christmas
3
Donate
Treasure
Donate monthly or once off to get up to 40% tax back, Make Home-Start your BEE partner (guaranteed points on your BBBEE scorecard), Link your MySchool card to Home-Start, Second-hand goods for our shop

There is no single effort more radical in its potential for saving the world, than a transformation of the way. we raise our children.

Marianne Willamson