Why should you become a member?

"Every month you have new members joining and there is a bigger understanding at government level about the benefits of befriending and I believe this is due to your hard work in raising awareness and understanding."          – Eric Liddell Centre


The main benefits of membership include:

  • Free online volunteer training
  • Discounted Vital Skills and Complementary training - Face to Face, Online and Bespoke
  • Access to our Quality in Befriending Award Process
  • Discounted access to national events
  • Free access to our Networking Events
  • Access to 1:1 telephone support with our trained and highly experienced staff
  • Free copy of our ‘Good Practice in Befriending’ Guide and other resources
  • Access to member only sections on our website including a bank of useful resource documents and news articles
  • Access to our Evaluation Toolkit 
  • Free listing in the Befriending Services Directory, the online database of befriending organisations in the UK and Ireland
  • Free advertising for befriending staff vacancies on our website, in our monthly newsletter and on social media, and promotion of events via our Facebook page and Twitter
  • Access to our consultancy and evaluation service

Click here for current membership costs