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Our 25th Anniversary Celebration


The Befriending Scheme provides friendship and learning opportunities for adults (16yrs+) from vulnerable groups, including those with mental health needs and older people, as well as our existing members with learning disabilities. We also offer various volunteering opportunities with extra support for those who need it.

Founded as a registered charity in 1989 as West Suffolk Befriending Scheme, our core activities are running regular drop-in centres, now known as Hubs, building meaningful 1-to-1 friendships between vulnerable people and volunteer befrienders, evening Befrienders Clubs and Saturday morning groups.

We also run one-off themed activity days, workshops and social events as well as providing volunteer training and support for carers across the county.

Important News / Events

Let’s Conquer The January Blues Together!

19th January 2015

We are holding an open day at our offices in Sudbury (1 The Croft, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 1HN) on Monday 26th January to help conquer the January Blues.

We invite you all to come in between 11am and 3pm for morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea. 

We would love to see you, so come along and let us help to brighten your day!

January Blues with Address

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Copyright © 2015 The Befriending Scheme.
Registered in England
Company Name: Suffolk Befriending Scheme
Company No: 3599476 Charity No: 1074800
Address: 1 The Croft, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 1HN

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