Membership Agreement

"I think information and support is an area where Befriending Networks excels - great information in relation to best practice."     - ALONE

As a membership organisation the relationship between Befriending Networks and our members is outlined in the following agreement.


 Befriending Networks will:

  • Distribute relevant information to all members
  • Allocate all contracts for services in accordance with agreed Befriending Networks policy
  • Provide access to financial information
  • Preserve confidentiality of market sensitive information
  • Consult members on strategic direction
  • Ensure a proportion of directors are representative of the organisations which we serve
  • Ensure directors are understanding of, and competent in, their governance role

Members of the Befriending Networks will:

  • Promote the concept of befriending
  • Inform and actively support the strategic and operational direction of the network
  • Identify and bring to the network examples of Best Practice
  • Contribute to the sharing of information
  • Adhere to the requirements of individual contracts
  • Protect the integrity of individual relationships