Befriending refugees and asylum seekers is at the very core of what we do. In addition to helping our clients navigate the intricacies of the UK legal system, this means listening to them, valuing them and standing by them through difficult times.
Our clients come from a wide range of countries and backgrounds. Our befrienders (with the support of our Volunteer Coordinator) get to know our clients and their individual needs. Then, with the support of other volunteers, they may:
Our befrienders stand by clients as their circumstances and needs change, forming close relationships which often last for years. If you’d like to talk to us about our befriending service, or refer someone else in need of support, please contact us.