Befrienders Dublin: Volunteer Befrienders

We are looking for Volunteer Befrienders to meet on a one-to-one basis with people with Mental Health Difficulties. We are looking for people of all ages both male and female but you must be over 18.

We are looking for people all over North City & County Dublin who are mature, sociable, reliable, friendly and sincere.

Our next Volunteer training course will take place in October. Garda Vetting will be required at that stage. If you are interested, please email your name and address to the email below and we will send you out an application form.

North Dublin Befriending Service CLG T/A Befrienders Dublin
Goirtin Training Centre, Rathdown Road, Grangegorman, Dublin 7
Tel: 01 838 71 84
Mobile: 086 838 55 76

Mission Statement

To reduce the isolation felt by those with mental health difficulties and assist in their re-integration into the Community.

Project Aims

The aim of the Befriending Project is to provide a service that fosters independence and equality of participation for people with mental health difficulties.

  • To improve the quality of live of people with mental health difficulties.
  • To promote the independence of such individuals and encouraging their integration into the local community.
  • To assist people with mental Health difficulties to re-establish personal interests and social contacts within the community; alleviating social isolation and exclusion.
  • To motivate and support individuals with mental health difficulties in accessing other community resources.



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