West Lothian Youth Action Project

Befriending service for young people aged 10-21 with things going on in their lives which affect mental health/wellbeing. Issues are around confidence & self-esteem & the things which impact 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 Hub
Maree Walk
West Lothian
EH54 5BP