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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

Italian Night

19th August 2014

Don’t miss out on our Italian Night on Friday 19th September at Felixstowe Community Centre!
It’s going to be a fun-filled evening of all things Italian including a delicious Italian supper, for only £6.50!
We’d love to see you there, so if you’d like to come along, please contact Claire to book a place.

Italian night poster

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Copyright © 2014 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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