Befriending - Amina Muslim Women's Resource Centre

Delivered by Amina Muslim Women's Resource Centre
Note: Delivered remotely
Note: this service is only for ethnic minorities and women
  • Befriending

Befriendees will be matched to a Telephone Befriending Volunteer who will provide a weekly 20 to 30 minute phone call at a time agreed (within Helpline hours of 10 AM to 4 PM) to provide emotional support.  This, over time, helps to improve the confidence and wellbeing of the individual involved. Service is for approximately 8 weeks.

This service is Scotland wide. We provide confidential one to one support in different languages to women who fulfil the criteria listed below. 

Criteria for Telephone Befriending

  • Lacks a social support network;
  • Has access to a telephone line & is comfortable having a 30min conversation on the phone;
  • Feels lonely.

Please fill in our Befriending Referral Form and send it back to us at befriending@mwrc.org.uk . Alternatively, you can call our Helpline and we can fill in the form for you.

Service availability

Monday
10am to 4pm
Tuesday
10am to 4pm
Wednesday
10am to 4pm
Thursday
10am to 4pm
Friday
10am to 4pm

How to access this service

  • Anyone can contact us directly 0808 801 0301
  • A referral form is required and can be sent by email or post

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