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Befriending

Organisations

Mentoring & Befriending Foundation
aims to ensure that mentoring and befriending are at the centre of current and future national volunteering strategies.

Circles UK
is the national body supporting the development, quality, coordination and effectiveness of local Circles of Support and Accountability: an innovative and successful community contribution to reducing sex offending, working in close partnership with criminal justice agencies. 

Newbridge Foundation
train volunteers to befriend & encourage prisoners. Many feel lonely, cut off, angry or depressed and want a listening ear, a non judgemental mind with which to engage, or just news of the outside world.

Publications

The role and impact of befriending (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)