Mentoring & Befriending Foundation
aims to ensure that mentoring and befriending are at the centre of current and future national volunteering strategies.
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.
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.
The role and impact of befriending (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)