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 […]

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 […]


A little bit of funding news: Following a public vote in Jan and Feb 2019 we received £2,000 […]

Coronavirus: an update

In view of the current situation regarding the spread of the coronavirus our Board met on Monday 16th […]

Supporter Andrew fundraising through Cambridge half marathon

We’re delighted to announce that one of our supporters, Andrew, is now training for the Cambridge half marathon […]

Our partnership with LILY (Living Independently in Later Years)

ASK LILY (Living Independently in Later Years) is a directory of valuable information about services to support older […]

A live broadcast on BBC Radio Norfolk

We were excited to feature on BBC Radio Norfolk last week as part of its special series of […]

Carol is not just for Christmas

We receive lots of wonderful letters from our clients and we wanted to take the opportunity to share […]


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

Working in partnership in West Norfolk