We are always looking for kind, caring and reliable people to bring positivity, and new experiences to a young person’s life. All we need is a few hours of your time once a week for a minimum commitment of a year after training. Read more
Join us for a magical evening, with drinks reception, three course dinners, games, storytelling, live entertainment and dancing while raising money for local children and young people. Read more
Take a swing at Befriend a Child’s annual charity golf day and help support local children, young people and families across Aberdeen City & Shire Read more
All we need is a few hours of your time twice a month, and you can help a young person to have new experiences, gain vital confidence and self-esteem. Read more
We believe every child should experience a happy childhood and are given the best chance in life to thrive.
We were delighted to catch up with volunteer befriender Fiona Forbes on celebrating 25 years with Befriend a Child!!
Befriend a Child are a small team and we always appreciate an extra pair of hands to help out at our fundraising events and external challenges. Whether you can spare a few hours, or a few hours every week we’d love to hear from you.
“Befriending has had a massive impact on us. It's increased our confidence when interacting with children, and we feel a huge sense of pride when our befriendee gains a new skill or makes progress at school. As a couple it has been great for us having a shared interest and having our outings to look forward to together.” Read more
‘I already work with children teaching safety and I love doing that. I had never thought about mentoring until hearing more about intandem and Befriend a Child at an RGU volunteering event. Speaking to the team about who Befriend a Child are and what they do really made me want to get involved.’ Read more
Robert decided to become a volunteer mentor as he feels it was something he would have greatly benefitted from having as a young person, ‘I think the idea of mentoring is great, and something I would have liked growing up so I could see how it could benefit a young child,’ Read more
Back for 2024 - THE RETURN OF THE INFERNO FIREWALK!
Are you brave enough to sign up for the hottest challenge in Aberdeen? Hot-foot it over to the event page to book now... Read more
Join us for the social event of the season, Befriend a Child’s Boozy Bridgerton Brunch. Read more
Befriend a Child, is calling on people across the North-East to take on the Return of the Inferno Firewalk Challenge this March 2nd. Read more