Welcome to West Norfolk Befriending

Charity number 1111735

Events calendar

Find out what we’re doing over the coming months

Read our annual report

Facts and figures on the work we do

Refer someone

We welcome discussions about how our service could help you or someone you know

Contact us

Find out how to get in touch

Volunteer for us

What do our volunteers do? How can you get involved?

What we do

Learn about our work in the West Norfolk community

Latest news

Check back often to see the latest news at West Norfolk Befriending and do follow us on social media too. We are on Twitter and Facebook. Click and drag to see more stories!

West Norfolk Wins

We are delighted to be part of West Norfolk Wins, a fantastic initiative for supporting your chosen local […]

Cards for Care Homes

We have received these wonderful cards for residents at the four care homes we work with; Downham Grange […]

No Cold Shoulder

We’re delighted to be part of Operation No Cold Shoulder offering support to ease isolation in partnership with […]

Care Home Deliveries

We are working with four Care Homes as part of the Care Home Connectors project, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, to reduce social isolation for residents.

Power Networks UK partnership with West Norfolk Befriending

West Norfolk Befriending have teamed up with the UK’s biggest electricity distributor to match the company’s trained volunteers […]

Carers Week

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and […]

Volunteers Week

Volunteers Week takes place every year 1 – 7 June and it’s an opportunity to celebrate and say […]

Community spirit with Care Home Connectors

While our usual befriending as part of Care Home Connectors cannot happen at the moment we’ve been remaining […]

West Norfolk Befriending awarded funds to offer a new telephone befriending service.

West Norfolk Befriending is delighted to have received £8,885 funding from the Norfolk Community Foundation’s Covid-19 Local Resilience […]

Care Home Connectors

Care Home Connectors is a new project funded by the National Lottery Community Fund to reduce isolation felt […]

Operational update: Coronavirus

All of our one-to-one visits, befriender support meetings, community events including coffee mornings and fundraisers and new client […]

Testimonials

Hear what our clients and Befrienders have to say about us

Who we are helping

Some facts and figures about who we support. We work with both women and men, most of whom are aged 65-90+ years but we work on a case-by-case basis so do have a chat with our friendly team

Aged 85-90
Aged 75-84
Male
Female

Working in partnership in West Norfolk