What is Powys Befriending Service?

Powys Befriending Service helps improve the independence of people over 50 by helping maintain social networks and remain in their own homes for as long as they are able.

Befriending volunteers are trained and police checked before visiting people in their own homes or in the community. 

Yet another way of saying the same thing

Befrienders provide

  • companionship and support 

  • help to promote personal choice and increase self respect

  • support for existing skills

  • help exploring new opportunities

If you know of someone who may benefit from using this service please use this Referral Form  E-mail: lesley.austen@pavo.org.uk.

Could you be a volunteer Befriender?

If you... 

  • can spare an hour or two on a regular basis
  • have good listening and communication skills
  • have empathy for the needs of others
  • have a sense of community
                                                               ...we would love to hear from you!



What have we been doing?

Where to find us

Llandrindod Wells Office

Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells

01597 822 191

Newtown Office

Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

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