Our Volunteers


Christmas drop in – if you want to come along and meet the team and find out more about who we are and what we offer please join us for free drinks and nibbles from 11am – 1pm at The Hope Centre Friday 9th December

Face to face volunteer training – Monday 12th December 9.30am-12.30pm @ The Hope Centre – if you want to find out more or book a slot for this Family Volunteer training please contact Sarah Stapleton, Service Lead: Sarah.Stapleton@familyfirst-uk.org


We asked our volunteers what the best thing about being a volunteer was, here are some of their answers: 

  • Supporting families, being that one person who can be that listening ear.
  • Getting involved with a family who need some help, and who I am making a strong relationship with.
  • New challenges completely different to my normal job. Feels like I can make a difference in a small way
  • Seeing people grow in confidence and tackle issues, which they would have otherwise been reluctant to.


Our work is supported in a variety of ways by grant funders, individuals and businesses. Our vital work with families in Ipswich is made possible by their practical and financial assistance. We wouldn’t be able to do it without you.

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0300 772 7715

Family First
The Hope Centre
10 St Margaret’s Street
Ipswich, IP4 2AT

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