West Lothian Youth Action Project

Befriending service for young people aged 10-21 with mental health issues. Issues are around confidence & self-esteem & the things which affect these in young people

Information for volunteers

Befrienders support young people aged 10-21, resident in West Lothian who experience issues affecting their mental health/wellbeing.
Commitment required is weekly or fortnightly for approximately 2-3 hours per session.
Befrienders provide support and encouragement and aim to reduce social isolation by engaging with their matched young person in recreational and social activities.
Training is provided.


Angela Gourdie
West Lothian Youth Action Project
Craigsfarm Campus
Maree Walk
West Lothian
EH54 5BP