Feeling lonely, isolated or would just like someone to talk to?

Our Befriending Support Service could be just what you need.

Befriender Volunteers are recruited to support you if you are feeling lonely or isolated. Having someone regular to chat to can give us something to look forward too and reduce those feelings.

Our Befriending Service can be face to face, or over the phone, you choose.

To register for support, simply sign up below:

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Referral Pathway
Title of person requesting befriending support
Current Address
Preferred method of contact
Do you give consent to Mind in West Essex to use the above details?
To help us match you with the most suitable volunteer, it would be helpful for us to understand what you would like to achieve with the support of a volunteer. It may be having someone to talk to on a regular basis, join new groups or start new hobbies, or support getting out in the community. Every person's needs are unique to themselves, please use this space to let us know how we can support you best.
Availability (TIME)
Availability (DAY)
What type of support would you like
Do you have a gender preference for your volunteer *

Data Protection and Confidentiality

Mind in West Essex adheres to the Data Protection Act 2018’s principles of good information handling and the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

This means that your information will be:

  • Fairly and lawfully processed
  • Processed for limited purposes
  • Adequate, relevant and not excessive
  • Accurate and up-to-date, not kept for longer than necessary, and secure.

Please indicate below if you consent to Mind in West Essex collecting, recording and processing your personal data for the purpose of providing you with support and to ensure your health, safety and wellbeing. Mind in West Essex will use your information appropriately and in line with our Privacy Policy which you can see here: Privacy Policy.

Your details will not be shared with anyone else without your consent. If you have any concerns or questions about how your personal data is collected and used, please ring our office on 01371 876641 or email [email protected]

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