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Community Companions is a befriending service available to anyone in Bradford district and Craven aged 18 and over. 

The service supports people who are struggling with loneliness, social isolation and mental health issues.

After you have made an application for befriending support we will match you with a befriender based on your likes and interests. Your befriender will meet with you for up to one hour each week for up to three months.

We were perfect partners, lots in common. I couldn’t have asked for a better partner.

Person supported

I personally feel as well helping those I support I also get the same support from those I befriend.

Volunteer

Neil’s story

Watch this video to hear how Neil was supported by Community Companions.




Neil’s story is available to read here.

Volunteer as a befriender

To find out more about volunteering head to our volunteering page or check out the videos and blog post below:

[VIDEO] Hisfah’s story – supporting others through befriending

[VIDEO] David’s story – supporting others through befriending

[BLOG] What does befriending mean to you?

 

 

Hisfah’s story, supporting others




 

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