Befriending referrals

If you feel Mind Befriending Sir Gâr can be of help to you, please follow the steps below:

How to make a referral:

Step 1

Ring or email us providing your name, address and contact number. Our telephone number is 01554 776 306 or email us at

Step 2

A referral form, along with the criteria and a leaflet, will be sent to you.

Step 3

Once the completed referral form is received, we will contact you to arrange an assessment (usually at your home) to provide you with information about the scheme. This will ensure that we are able to meet your needs, and to answer any questions you may have.

Step 4

Once the application has been accepted you will be placed on a list awaiting a suitable match.

Step 5

Once a befriender has been found, you will be introduced, get to know each other, agree on what activities you will both do, and when you will do them.

Referrals from agencies

Please follow the procedures as above but note that we require a current risk assessment which is needed prior to the service being offered.  

We will respond to enquiries as soon as possible.

Download referral form.