The Befriending Networks Team are now Home Working, please see below for contact details and hours of work.

*Please note that much of the team is part-time and working hours may occasionally vary from those listed. We will endeavour to reply to enquiries as soon as possible.*

Organisational/Policy Advice & Media Enquiries

Sarah Van Putten, CEO

Full-Time Mon-Fri mobile: 07955251807,

Training & Events

Victoria Galloway, Learning & Development Officer

Part-Time Mon - Friday mobile:07834554212,

Events & Support for Organisations in England 

Diane Claridge, Development Officer

Part-Time Tues-Thurs, mobile:07802287633,

Sandra Marsden, Membership Support Officer for England

Part-Time Mon-Thurs, mobile: 07516115121,

Quality in Befriending Award & Support for Young People's Services

Angus Maclean, Quality Officer

Part-time Mon-Wed, mobile:07834554194,

Membership & Invoices 

Muriel Mowat, Membership Officer

Part-Time Mon-Thurs, mobile: 07729107002,

Social Media & Digital Support 

Dominic Lo, Communications Officer (Maternity Cover)

Part-Time Mon-Fri, mobile: 07821901241,

Finance & Administration 

Lynne Davies, Finance & Administration Officer

Part-Time Mon-Fri, mobile: 07729107000,

General Inquiry Email:

Postal Address: Befriending Networks
63-65 Shandwick Place

Questions about accessing a befriending service or becoming a volunteer befriender:

Please visit our Directory to search for a befriending organisation near you and then feel free to get in touch with this organisation directly. We do not provide a direct befriending service, but rather support and connect organisation that do.