BEFRIENDING SERVICE

Have you been experiencing mental health difficulties for some time now?

Do you find these difficulties are impacting on your ability to get on with day-to-day tasks?

 

Could you do with more emotional support?

Neshomo can match you with a volunteer befriender who can help listen, support and encourage you with your personal goals.

 

You would meet up together once a week at a set time.  What you use this time for can be tailored to meet your particular needs.

A befriender can come to visit you in your home, you could go out for a walk or carry out errands together that you may find challenging to do alone.

Our befrienders are carefully recruited, DBS checked, trained and supervised. This is a strictly confidential service.

 

Our service is separate for men and women.

What our clients have said about how a befriender has helped them:

> 89% of clients said they feel more able to decide their own future.

> 78% said that support from their befriender had reduced their social isolation.

Contact us if you are interested in finding out more about our befriending service.

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