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Becoming a befriender

In for kids, love, uk, volunteers on November 6, 2010 at 6:16 pm

Thank you for your enquiry about becoming a befriender to a person affected by autism.

You’ll find enclosed an application form that you need to complete and return to us. Below, we’ve listed a link which gives a really good idea of what

Befriending is all about.

In order to become a befriender, you’ll need to attend our training course. Training comprises four sessions held over two days. You must attend both days

in order to complete the course and to become a Befriender. We currently don’t have any training scheduled in Croydon but will be in contact as soon as we


There is a high demand for volunteers wishing to become befrienders. If you wish to apply, please return your completed:

  • application form
  • equal opportunities form and
  • two passport-sized photos

We look forward to hearing from you soon and thank you for your interest in this scheme.

Pembe Mathias l Befriending Support officer – Croydon
Mansfield House, 1a Mansfield Place, South Croydon, CR2 6HP l 020 8662 4665
Please note: My working hours are Tuesday to Friday 9.00 – 17.00

Thousands of children with autism suffer from mental health problems.
Mental health problems are not an inevitable part of autism.
The right support at the right time can change our children’s future.

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