Befrienders Programme PDF Print E-mail

Assyakirin Befrienders is a befriending programme that aims to reach out to families facing multiple and entrenched problems and help them to turn their lives around. The role of the befriender is to offer support, comfort, encouragement and friendship to the family. This moral support, will help the family build their self esteem, find hope and strength in their trying moments.

The befriender will be:

  • Matched to a family living within the same neighbourhood.
  • Attached to the family for a period of time.

During this period, the befriender will contact the family at least once a week via telephone, sms or home visits.

To be a befriender…

You should be between 25 and 65 years old, have a passion for helping others, love meeting people and care enough to give your time and friendship to help others in need. For those interested, training would be provided.

Training Outline:

  • basic counseling skills
  • conflict resolution
  • resources in the community
  • roles of a befriender
  • expectations and responsibilities
  • relationship and communication with reporting organization
  • ethics
  • tips for befrienders


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