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Young Person's Befriending Service

Address: The Volunteer Centre, Abbey House, 1st Floor
Address2: 10 Bothwell Street
City: Glasgow
Postcode: G2 6LU
Country: Scotland
Phone: 0141 226 3431
Age Groups:
  • 5-8
  • 9-11
  • 12-16
  • 17-20
Description: Volunteer Glasgow’s Young Persons Befriending Service provides support to isolated and vulnerable 8–18 year olds living in funded areas of Glasgow.

The service matches young people who are experiencing difficulties with adult volunteers who are recruited, trained and supported. The Service benefits three main groups:

Young People, who will:

build a relationship with a supportive adult;
have opportunities for personal development and the potential for increasing resilience;
have access to activities and community resources which had previously been out of their reach.