Upcoming this month!

We would love to hear from you if you would like to support our charity, maybe you would like to run a fundraising event or perhaps you are interesting in joining our volunteering opportunities...

We have our NEW Big buddies volunteering opportunity for volunteers aged 18 - 25 years old for more info

Calling out to all our experienced volunteers who may have finished with their family. We now have a task team who will be working on short-term/one-off projects such as our current refugee project

Donation request

  • Female winter coats
  • Long tops
  • Shawls
  • Underwear (all sizes)
  • Make up!
  • Face creams
  • Handbags
  • Bouncy chairs for babies
  • Winter clothes for babies
  • Children’s board games
  • Sewing machine!


How we're doing

  • In 2020 over 61 families benfitted from our befriending and mentoring scheme, which has impacted on 223 individuals.
  • 100% of families reported improvements as a result of the service with 100% rating the service ‘Good’ to ‘Great’.
  • Between March 2020 and April 2021, 254 Shop & Drops were delivered to 136 families reaching a total of 500 indiviudals including 300 children.

Volunteer with us

Could you be a volunteer? Are you over 23 and available to spare two hours each week to support a family? We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds who are ready to use their life experiences to become a friend or mentor and we’ll support you all the way. In a recent survey, all our volunteers found the experience to be a rewarding one.

Family Befriending

Big Buddies

Upcoming Events

Monday 29 November 2021
Virtual Volunteer Open Day
Tuesday 14 December 2021
Volunteer Support Group Meeting
Friday 3 December 2021
Mental Health Awareness Training
Tuesday 18 January 2022
Volunteer Support Group Meeting
Tuesday 15 February 2022
Volunteer Support Group Meeting
Tuesday 15 March 2022
Volunteer Support Group Meeting

Volunteer Open Days

We'd love to meet you and chat about what volunteering at Family Friends is like. 

We will be hosting our next Open Day on Monday 29th November, which is where you can find out more and ask any questions you may have. 

If you would like to book a place, click here .