The information set out in this document is intended to help you when volunteering as an interim befriender to those in need of support, during the pandemic.

Interim Befriending guidance

Information covers:

  • What is befriending
  • What makes a good befriender?
  • Ideas for building strong befriending relationships:
  • Establishing Trust
  • Allow choice
  • Having fun
  • Ideas for new opportunities
  • Tackling challenges
  • Covid 19 situation
  • Good practice guidelines
  • Boundaries
  • Confidentiality
  • Safeguarding