Project information

Befriending Project

People affected by mental health can experience a decline in social networks which can lead to an increased sense of isolation and loneliness. Our project will aim to increase self-confidence, independence and active engagement in the community.

January 2017 - January 2018

Charity information: Mental Health Matters Wales Limited known as MHM WALES

Mental Health Matters Wales Limited known as MHM WALES logo
  • Need

    Need

    MHM Wales wants to tackle the sigma and isolation people who are affected by mental health experience in the community and provide a safe support and solutions which can be received from others with a shared understanding.

    Solution

    One-to-One Volunteer Befriending. Will provide face-to-face contact which plays a proactive role in helping Social engagement is encouraged through social, leisure, educational and work/volunteering opportunities.
    Group Activity Befriending will offer opportunities to exchange information and share concerns with others who have similar experiences and difficulties.
    ‘Telephone Connections’ will provide support via a telephone link to beneficiaries in their own homes

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Volunteering opportunities face to face support to those who are isolated

    Activities

    » Befriender will take people out into the community and assist in such tasks as shopping or attending other support groups


    Aim 2

    Group Befriending

    Activities

    » Will offer opportunities to exchange information and share concerns with others who have similar experiences and difficulticulties


    Aim 3

    Telephone Connections

    Activities

    » Will provide support via a telephone link to beneficiaries in their own homes


  • Impact

    Impact

    Risk

    Reporting

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £0

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  • Background

    Location

    Beneficiaries

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People