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1:1 Support (Mental Health) - re:discover

re:discover Befriending Service is for adults who have a diagnosed mental health difficulty.

Health in Mind Befriending Services supports the person you care for to recover a sense of who they are by supporting them to discover / rediscover activities and interests they enjoy and connect with services and activities within their local community.

They will be matched with a volunteer for up to one year.

To be eligible for a befriender, service users should:

  • Be isolated as a result of experiencing mental health difficulties
  • Be able to meet with a volunteer outside your home (volunteers will never visit you in your home)
  • Live in Edinburgh, Midlothian or the Scottish Borders
  • Set goals and work towards them
  • Be able to make and keep to agreed meetings
  • Have the need to develop social skills, self confidence and self esteem

All information on this site is provided to the best of our knowledge but please call the organisation involved for more details.

VOCAL Carers Centre, 60 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5HB. Tel 0131 622 6666 Email centre@vocal.org.uk.  Scottish Charity: SC020755 Company registration: SC183050. Accessibility | Copyright & image credits | Privacy statement | Complaints policy | Disclaimer