Home-Start supports vulnerable families throughout NSW & VIC. But we can’t do it alone. We need your help.

As a not-for-profit organisation, donations are an important aspect of carrying out our work. All donations $2 and over are tax deductible.

We work with families who, for whatever reason, are struggling to give their children what they need. Very often, we’re the last chance they have. Your generosity will help us to reach out to parents and children who urgently need Home-Start support.
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We have Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status which means that donations $2 and over are tax deductible in Australia. You’ll receive a receipt directly to your inbox.

We are a registered charity with the Australian Charity & Not-for-profit Commission.

Your donation gives kids a better start in life.

Generous people like you help us connect with parents who are isolated, experiencing depression, overwhelmed by parenting, under financial stress or have escaped domestic violence.

Our staff and volunteers are trained to meet parents wherever they are at. We get alongside them, develop genuine connections, grow their skills, and increase their confidence and community connections so their children can reach their full potential.

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Each donation helps us:

Cover wages of our fully trained staff

Purchase materials & resources for Supported Playgroups


Deliver & provide resources for Community Building events


Reimburse fuel costs for our volunteers


Buy laptos and IT equipment to lend to families experiencing hardship


Produce resources for volunteer training

As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re used to making every dollar stretch so we can reach as many families as possible. Here’s a break down of how we use your donated funds.

For every $1 you give to
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Goes directly into our activities

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Is invested to generate future income

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Goes towards governance

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Are you involved with a business or organisation, and would like to partner with Home-Start?

We’re incredibly thankful to the myriad businesses and organisations who provide financial support so we can help families in need. Our work only continues because of your generous contributions.

If you’d like more information about how Home-Start makes a difference to families who are in distress, please contact us.

We’re happy to discuss different ways your organisation or business can team up with Home-Start so we can continue to deliver real help to the families that need it.

To find out more about Home-Start’s Workplace Giving Program, contact us.

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How your business or organisation can partner with us:


Sponsorship donation tins


Leave a bequest in your will


Workplace giving

We are incredibly grateful to our supporters:

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