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Barnardo's Edinburgh Community Support Services (BECSS)

Kat Geoghegan, Barnardo's Edinburgh Community Support Services (BECSS), Barnardo's Edinburgh Community Support Services, 111 Oxgangs Road North, EH14 1ED
The focus of Barnardo's Edinburgh Community Support Services is the inclusion of children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties at school, at home, and within their community.

Barnardo's Hopscotch (Angus)

Louise Rawe, Barnardo's Hopscotch (Angus), The Grenfell House Centre, 290 High Street, Angus, DD11 1JF
Barnardos Hopscotch (Angus) provides befriending support for children and young people and mentoring support for adults affected by substance misuse including alcohol.

Barnardo's Nurture Services Inverclyde

Hannah Burns, Barnardo's Nurture Services Inverclyde , 9 Terrace Road , PA15 1DJ
We offer support to children and their families affected by poverty and facing severe adversities, in Inverclyde, Scotland. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Barnardo's Scotland

Alison McLaughlin, Barnardo's Scotland, 111 Oxgangs Road North, EH14 1ED

Barnardo's South Ayrshire Families Services

Eleanor Taylor, Barnardo's South Ayrshire Families Services, 62 Viewfield Road, South Ayrshire, KA8 8HH
We are looking for befrienders to provide weekly/fortnightly support to young people aged 12 and under to increase their confidence/resilience and relieve the feeling of isolation at the same time encourage them to be more active in their local communities.

Barnardo's Volunteering Forth Valley

Frances Anderson, Barnardo's Volunteering Forth Valley, BVFV, Watling Lodge, Tamfourhill Road, FK1 4RE

Barnet Carers Centre

Barnet Carers Centre, 303 Global House, Ballards Lane, N12 8NP
We provide a range of vital services to individuals who are caring for a family member.

Be Free Young Carers

Donna Cowieson, Be Free Young Carers, Harwell Innovation Centre, 173 Curie Avenue, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QG
Be Free YC supports young carers aged between 8-24 in South Oxfordshire. Befriending gives young carers 1 to 1 support, positive social interaction and self esteem and reduces the impact of their caring role on health and well being. Trained, supported volunteers are key to this valuable and rewarding service.
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Befriend a Child

Jean Gordon, Befriend A Child, 9 Bon Accord Square, AB11 6DJ
At Befriend a Child we support children and young people growing up in difficult life circumstances across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to achieve their full potential and develop into confident and competent adults by matching them with trained volunteer.
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Befrienders: Argyll and Bute

Cathi Bertin, Befrienders: Argyll And Bute, PO Box 9576, Argyll, PA31 9BB
Befrienders SCIO works with children and young people aged 6-18 with a range of needs.
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Befriending Lewis

Tina Macleod, Befriending Lewis, 30 Francis Street, Isle Of Lewis, HS1 2ND
Befriending Lewis works on ground level to directly tackle isolation and loneliness in the lives of people living in Lewis.

BeFriends

Convenor, BeFriends, 12-14 Mains Loan, DD4 7AA
BeFriends provides help and support through a One-to-One Befriending and specialist groups to vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people (aged 5-25) in Dundee who are experiencing difficulties or who are or at risk of becoming socially isolated. Befriending offers the friendship and support of trained, vetted and disclosure checked adult volunteers to local children aged 5-25 years who have been referred because they are experiencing difficulties within their lives.

Beith Community Development Trust

Beith Community Development Trust, Geilsland Estate, Wardrop Street, KA15 2EY
We offer a telephone befriending service for people in North Ayrshire that are isolated within their community. We can sign post people to services and groups which would have a positive impact and can bring people together at social events throughout the year.

Bridging the Gap, Hearing Voices Network

Keith Wilson, Bridging The Gap, Hearing Voices Network, Hearing Voices Network, 216 Hilltown, DD3 7AU
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Broomhouse Youth Befriending Project

Amanda Farquhar, Broomhouse Youth Befriending Project, 79/89 Broomhouse Crescent, EH11 3RH
Broomhouse Youth Befriending Project recruits, trains and supports volunteers in befriending.

Butterfly Trust (Cystic Fibrosis)

Alana Simpson, Butterfly Trust (Cystic Fibrosis), Swanston Steading, 109/3 Swanston Road, Lothian, EH10 7DS
The Butterfly Trust provides direct Social Support, in the community, for people affected by Cystic Fibrosis across the whole of Scotland.

Carers Trust 4all

Carers Trust 4all, Overton House, West Street, Cheshire, CW12 1JY
Carers Trust 4all is a charity which supports carers of all ages, who care for people with any disability or long term illness.

Challenging Perceptions

Challenging Perceptions, Park Lane Centre, Park Lane, Woodside, Shropshire, TF75QZ
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Children 1st

Carole Nicol, Children 1st, 8000 Academy Park, Gower Street, Lanarkshire, G51 1PR
Children 1st delivers relational based family support services underpinned by a strength based approach.
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Children 1st Edinburgh Family Support Team

Gary Dewar, Children 1st Edinburgh Family Support Team, Children 1st, 83 Whitehouse Loan, EH9 1AT
We offer support to families in Edinburgh that are under stress, and provide children, young people and families the opportunity to shape positive futures.We work with families who have a child aged 0 – 5 years, and families who have a child under 11 years of age and who have significant housing issues.
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COVEY Befriending (Hamilton)

Rhoda Reid, COVEY Befriending (Hamilton), Regent House, 9 High Patrick Street, ML3 7JA
COVEY offers support to vulnerable young people aged 7-18 in South Lanarkshire.

Crossroads Fife

Tracy Young, Crossroads Fife, Buko Tower, Suite 9, Dalton Road, Fife, KY6 2SS
Our core service offers home based short breaks for carers of people of any age and any disability.

Crossway Pregnancy Crisis Centre

Emma Ashford , Crossway Pregnancy Crisis Centre, 306 Richmond Road, Twickenham, Surrey, TW1 2PD
The befriending service is part of Crossway Pregnancy Crisis Centre in Twickenham, West London.

Diabetes UK

Michelle Stebbings, Diabetes UK, Unit C, 2nd Floor, Dallam Court, Dallam Lane , WA2 7LT
Working towards a world where diabetes can do no harm
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Dumfries & Galloway Befriending Project

Alex Dickson, Dumfries & Galloway Befriending Project, 19 Bank Street, DG1 2NX
Dumfries & Galloway Befriending Project recruits, trains and supports adult volunteers to befriend vulnerable young people (8 - 18 years) on a one-to-one basis.
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Epilepsy Connections

Scott Coyne, Epilepsy Connections, 100 Wellington Street, G2 6DH
We offer both one-to-one and group befriending. Living with epilepsy is challenging.

Families First

Morag , Families First, Rose Lane Centre, 132 South Street, Fife, KY16 9EW
Our befriending service offers children and young people one on one support with trained volunteers.

Family Support (Befriending & Volunteering) East Ayrshire Council

Tammy Burns, Family Support (Befriending & Volunteering) East Ayrshire Council, Council Offices, Greenholm Street, East Ayrshire, KA1 4DJ
We aim to support children, young people and families requiring the support of a befriender to facilitate and enable their involvement in a range of community based activities.

FAMS

FAMS, FAMS Charity, Paul Gerard’s Lighthouse, 353 Orbiston Street, North Lanarkshire, ML3 9EE
FAMS ( Families & Friends Affected by Murder & Suicide) We are a Lanarkshire based charity, who provide free Peer-Support to anyone affected by Murder, Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour.

Fife Womens Aid

Kate McCormack, Fife Womens Aid, Suite 1, First Floor, Saltire House, Pentland Park, Fife, KY6 2AL
We offer several services across Fife to support women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse.

Fife Young Carers

Fife Young Carers, Ore Valley Business Centre, Fife, KY4 9AF
Young Carers between 8 -25 facing challenges brought about by their caring role including social isolation, mental health and education attainment. In some cases alternative arrangments may need to be made for the cared person to be cared for to relieve the young person of their caring role.

Forth Valley Welcome

Forth Valley Welcome, SBC Family Life Centre, 67 Murray Place, FK8 1AU
Assistance to refugees arriving in Forth Valley area (Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire) to help them to settle into the community, learn about local services and community organisations, and practice English conversation.

Govan Home and Education Link Project (Govan HELP)

Govan Home And Education Link Project, Govan HELP, Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Road, G51 3UU
Family education support project

Hand of Solace

Immaculata Nnabuko, Hand Of Solace, 11 Good Hope Gardens, Aberdeenshire, AB21 9NG
Hand of Solace befriending service (due to start in September 2018) is aimed at supporting: Isolated young people (5-16 years) and Isolated older people (56+) in Aberdeen especially Bucksburn areas (taking into consideration individual need such as, language barriers for those from minority ethnic groups) a befriender will be allocated to help our beneficiaries to access and also support them to attend local activities,to become confident,Independent and to promote good health and well-being.

Healthy Valleys

Healthy Valleys, Lockhart Community Hub, Whitelees Road, Lanark, ML11 7RX
Healthy Valleys is a community lead health improvement charity and company limited by guarantee.

IMPACT Fife (Inspiring More Parents and Carers Together)

IMPACT Fife (Inspiring More Parents And Carers Together), 15 Milne Gardens, Fife, KY10 3SG
IMPACT Fife provide a befriending service for families affected by disability, giving the child/young person new opportunities and family members a short break from their caring roles.

intandem

Intandem, Intandem, Inspiring Scotland, Riverside House, 502 Gorgie Road, Midlothian, EH11 3AF
Intandem, Scotland’s mentoring programme for young people looked after at home, launched in November 2016. We know how crucial it is for all young people to have at least one long term relationship with a positive adult role-model. intandem has been set up to help young people face these challenges. Partner charities receive on-going support from intandem and Inspiring Scotland across a range of activities including recruitment, training, safeguarding, and evaluation as well as capacity building and organisational support. We have agreed our common values which reflect the way we do things in intandem.

Interest Link Borders

Andrew Findlay, Interest Link Borders, Volunteer Hall, Langtongate, Berwickshire, TD11 3AF
• We aim to improve the quality of life of people with learning disabilities and their carers in the Scottish Borders through volunteer befriending. • We were founded in 1990 and have 320 service users and 220 volunteers • We provide 1:1 and group befriending services for children (aged 8 and over), young people and adults with learning disabilities through our four branches covering Roxburgh, Tweeddale, Central Borders and Berwickshire.

Lead Scotland (Fife Befriending Young Carers)

Lead Scotland, Lead Scotland, Room B05 Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus 14 Colinton Road, EH10 5DT
We enable young people aged 12 to 18 who have caring role at home in Fife to experience the same opportunities as their peers. The service aims to be flexible and as such will operate on a case by case basis, however it is anticipated that the support will be for up to 2 hours per week for a duration of up to 1 year.

Leeds Jewish Welfare Board

Janine Field, Leeds Jewish Welfare Board, 311 Stonegate Road, West Yorkshire, LS17 6AZ
We support people to stay independent, active and lead fulfilling livesr.

Legion Scotland

Tommy Douglas, Veterans Community Support Manager, Legion Scotland, Legion Scotland, New Haig House, Logie Green Road, EH7 4HQ
Legion Scotland assists all ex-service men and women of all ages across Scotland to adapt to civilian life by providing community, friendship and practical advice, whether they left military service yesterday or many years ago.

LINK: Adolescent Befriending Project

Jane Maciver, LINK: Adolescent Befriending Project, 7 Bells Wynd, Fife, KY16 8SP
LINK Adolescent Befriending Project offers emotional, practical support and community integration to marginalised young people, aged 12-18 years, in East Fife and Levenmouth who have become lonely or isolated due to mental health problems.

Move On (Move On Support Service)

Rachel Nixseaman, Move On, 25 Greenside Place, EH1 3AA
The Move On Support Service provides social and emotional support to young people aged 16-25 who have previously been affected by homelessness and who are living in the City of Edinburgh.

National Autistic Society (Moving Forward)

National Autistic Society, 109 Hope Sreet, Glasgow, G2 6LL
Moving Forward is a service which supports autistic 16-24 year olds from deprived areas in West Central Scotland.

New Way

Michael Tweddle, New Way, 4 Dalmore Crescet, Argyll & Bute, G84 8JP
New Way has been founded with the support of Argyll & Bute Council to address loneliness and isolation felt by people in the Helensburgh and Lomond area,brought on by alcohol or other drug misuse and its related harm. We provide specialised training and support for volunteers,and welcome referrals.

Ochil Youths Community Improvement (OYCI)

Ochil Youths Community Improvement, Kellyside Cottage, Clackmannanshire, FK147PG
We are developing befriending and peer mentoring related to transition points n young peoples lives.

Old Hall Peoples Partnership

Denise Birkett, Old Hall Peoples Partnership, Wing Close, Bentley, Walsall, West Midlands, WS2 0LS
Old Hall People’s Partnership was established in the 90’s and registered as a charity in 2000. • Two charity shops • Pass It On Furniture Re-cycling Project • Spadework Gardening Service • Community Cafe • Bentley Community Library • Domestic Cleaning Service • Benefits and Money Advice • Lunch Clubs • Sports Hall Hire • Meeting/Conference facilities • Pocket Park
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Orkney Befriending Service

Kasia Gorzkowska , Orkney Befriending Service, Voluntary Action Orkney, 6 Bridge Street, Orkney, KW15 1HR
Orkney Befriending Service offers 1:1 relationships to keep older people from 60 upwards remain in their own homes independently for longer..

Paces sheffield

Paces Sheffield, Paces Campus, Packhorse Lane, Highgreen, South Yorkshire, S35 3HY
The aim of a Conductive Education programme is to help the learner with physical and associated learning difficulties, learn to develop their physical (motor) and learning skills with a focus on self-care to become independent.

Parents Against CSE (Pace)

Pam Butcher, Parents Against CSE (Pace), Waverley House, Unit 10, Killingbeck Drive, West Yorks, LS14 6UF
Pace works alongside parents and carers of children who are – or are at risk of being – sexually exploited by perpetrators external to the family.
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People Know How (Positive Transitions)

Glenn Liddall , People Know How, 525 Ferry Road, City Of Edinburgh, EH52FF
Our one-to-one support for children and young people: Focuses on enhancing transitions, developing stronger relationships at schools, and increasing self-esteem and confidence. Befriending / Mentoring – We offer one to one support and encouragement to children and young people on their journey through primary and/or high school. – Disengaged or disengaging from school and below average in attainment levels – Experiencing low self-esteem and having difficulty maintaining positive relationships – Affected by parental substance use

Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity

Polycystic Kidney Disease Charity, 91 Royal College St, NW1 0SE
Around 70,000 adults and children in the UK have PKD. We support those affected, their families and carers, with information, help and understanding. We raise awareness and fund research into the causes of PKD, with the aim of discovering treatments and a cure.
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Positive Help - Befriending

Bragela Hornal, Positive Help - Befriending, First Floor, 139 George Street, EH2 4JY
Positive Help aims to improve the day to day quality of life for those with HIV & Hepatitis C.

Positive Realities

Susan Veitch, Positive Realities, 41 Old Dalkeith Rd, EH16 4TE
Positive Realities provides support to improve life satisfaction for young people aged 12-25 years, and their families, living in Edinburgh.

QCCA

QCCA, 45 Ashdown Crescent, London, NW5 4QE
We are a quality services provider for Camden residents, especially those living in Gospel Oak.

Quarriers Volunteer Centre

Louise McGinty, Quarriers Volunteer Centre, Quarriers Head Office, Quarriers Village, Bridge Of Weir, Scotland, PA11 3SX
Giving people both support and independence is one of the things that makes Quarriers so special. We give independence to people with a disability and breathing space to families under pressure.

Racing Welfare

Kathryn Whiteway, Racing Welfare, 20b Park Lane, Suffolk, CB8 8QD
We offer professional guidance and practical help to the stud, stable and support staff whose dedication is vital for the wellbeing of racing. Our work aims to help people, from recruitment to retirement, to thrive in day to day life and through a range of challenges specific to a career in racing. We have a national network of Welfare Officers based in regional offices. We support current and retired racing staff, and their families.

Reading Voluntary Action

Rachel Spencer, Reading Voluntary Action, Third Floor, Reading Central Library, Berkshire, RG1 3BQ
Ready Friends is a project run by Reading Voluntary Action to support and encourage befriending in Reading. - promoting existing befriending, buddying and 'friendship' schemes - recruiting volunteers interested in befriending and supporting them to find a suitable role - holding quarterly Befriending Forums where partners, stakeholders and funders can share ideas and best practice - and develop new initiatives. - providing and online and hard copy toolkit to inspire and equip local people to take action on loneliness and social isolation in their community, neighbourhood, street, and with friends and family Ready Friends is funded by The Earley Charity.

Ruby's Fund

Ruby's Fund, Meridian House, Roe Street, Cheshire, CW12 1PG
Ruby's Fund befriending project supports parent carers who care for children from birth with additional needs and disabilities within Cheshire East to reduce social isolation and help parent carers to become part of community life and improve family life

Scotland Versus Arthritis (Staying Connected in Later Life)

Marion MacNeil, Scotland Versus Arthritis, Edward House, 199 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3EX
The word arthritis is used to describe pain, swelling and stiffness in a joint or joints. Around 10 million people in the UK are thought to have arthritis. When you need support, we are here to help in whatever way you need us – on the phone, online or in person. Versus Arthritis offers a range of services aimed at providing support and information to people of all ages. We deliver quality self-management training to enable people with arthritis to live a better quality of life.

Scottish Cot Death Trust

Scottish Cot Death Trust, 5th Floor (5B), West Glasgow Ambulatory Care Hospital, G3 8SJ
Scotland's only charity
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SeAscape Ltd

Jim Montgomery, SeAscape Ltd, SeAscape, 10 - 12 Arthur Street, Ayrshire, KA7 1QJ
SeAscape provide a tenancy support service and rent deposit guarantee scheme as well as befriending in South Ayrshire. Our aim at SeAscape Befriending is to offer a service for everyone aged 16 and above who feels they could either benefit or contribute their time and effort towards preventing loneliness and social isolation, in our community. Through befriending we also hope to help our most vulnerable befriendees feel safe and secure in their homes; settled and happier in their lives and through this, prevent repeat homelessness.
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Shetland Befriending Scheme

Lynn Tulloch, Shetland Befriending Scheme, Market House, 14 Market Street, Shetland, ZE1 0JP
Shetland Befriending Scheme offers befriending on a 1:1 basis to children, young people and young adults between the ages of 7-25 years who have significant social, emotional and behavioural problems, and those with learning difficulities and/or disabilities to access mainstream provision. Our service also expanded in 2011 to support those aged 60+ and in 2016 expanded to support those aged 60+ who are affected by Dementia

South Ayrshire Befriending Project

South Ayrshire Befriending Project, 4a Citadel Place, KA7 1JN
South Ayrshire Befriending Project provides supportive friendship for vulnerable young people living in South Ayrshire.

Speech Language Communication Company

Speech Language Communication Company, 42-44 Castle Street , DD1 3AQ
We are a Scottish registered charity which represents the interests of children and young adults with lived experience of communication impairments, working towards their inclusion in society and supporting their parents and carers.

Strive - Engage Befriending

Sally Harris, Strive - Engage Befriending, Strive, Engage Befriending, 56 High Street, East Lothian, EH33 1HH
To provide a volunteer befriending service for vulnerable young people ages 8-14.
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Sycamore Families

Kerry Anne Duffin, Sycamore Families, Aberlour, West Bridge Mill, Bridge Street, Fife, KY1 1TE
A residential and fostering child care resource.

Tailored Befriending

Tailored Befriending, 17 Lodge Road, Fleckney, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 8BX
Offering private mentoring and befriending. Working with people who have had or are having therapy to help them to achieve their goals. Have you been having therapy for a while and feel that although you now have the tools to deal with your issues you are unable to push yourself to do what you need to do next to put these new tools into action? We at Tailored Befriending want to teach you to help yourself and want to avoid reliance therefore offer tailor made packages to suit your needs. We provide face to face consultations with hands on support with any area of need other than personal care. We can also provide support via FaceTime or skype. We are members of the Befriending Network, all are DBS checked and have full insurance. Please contact us at : Email: Amandatailor1978@gmail.com Phone number: 07908416065

The Leanne Fund

Chrisetta Mitchell, The Leanne Fund, 36 Point Street, Stornoway, Eilean Siar, HS1 2XF
The Leanne Fund wants to significantly improve the lives of Cystic Fibrosis sufferers and their families by helping those affected by the illness to live a full and rewarding life within their communities.

The Widows Empowerment Trust

The Widows Empowerment Trust, Bizspace Business Park, Wilsons House, Lancashire, M40 8WN
We provide support for widows across Greater Manchester that are feeling lonely and Isolated to develop greater resilience and wellbeing . we provide 6month befriending and it will review after 6month. we support newly bereaved and other widows

Volunteering Matters North Lanarkshire Befriending Project

James Donnelly, Volunteering Matters North Lanarkshire Befriending Project, Unit 18, Enterprise House, Dalziel Street, North Lanarkshire, ML1 1PJ
The Volunteering Matters (formerly CSV) North Lanarkshire Befriending Project attracts, trains and vets volunteers to be matched up with young people aged 8-18 who are referred by their social worker with a variety of presenting issues.

West Lothian Youth Action Project

Angela Gourdie, West Lothian Youth Action Project, Craigsfarm Campus, Maree Walk, Craigshill, West Lothian, EH54 5BP
Befriending service for young people aged 10-21 with mental health issues.

YMCA Edinburgh

Bruce Harkin, YMCA Edinburgh, 1 Junction Place , EH6 5JA
YMCA Edinburgh is part of an inclusive global Christian movement, open to people of all faiths and none. In Edinburgh, we offer programmes for children and young people including; playrangers, playschemes, holiday, after school and youth clubs. We also provide 1-1 befriending mentoring for vulnerable children and young people. Our Plusone and intandem 1-1 befriending/mentoring projects support up to 50 children and young people aged between 8-14, across Edinburgh, at any one time. In order to deliver this service we recruit, train and carefully match adult volunteers with children and young people who have been referred to us by Social Work, schools and health.
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Young Person's Befriending Service

Jean Inglis, Young Person's Befriending Service, Volunteer Glasgow, Abbey House, 10 Bothwell St, 1st Floor, G2 6LU
YPBS provides a high quality service to young people aged 8-18 who are coping with difficult circumstances in their lives.