Upcoming this month!

We would love to hear from you if you would like to support our charity, run a fundraising event or perhaps are interested in becoming a volunteer.  

For our experienced volunteers, we are recruiting for a task team who will help with short-term/one-off projects such as our current refugee project

Donation requests for: Female winter coats, long tops, shawls, underwear (all sizes), make up, face creams, handbags, bouncy chairs for babies, winter clothes for babies, children’s board games, sewing machine

About Family Friends

Family Friends was set up in 1993 to support disadvantaged families. Through a network of trained volunteers we provide befriending services to families living in Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminister, and Brent. Read more.

How we're doing

  • In 2020 over 61 families benfitted from our befriending and mentoring scheme, which has impacted on 223 individuals.
  • 100% of families reported improvements as a result of the service with 100% rating the service ‘Good’ to ‘Great’.
  • Between March 2020 and April 2021, 254 Shop & Drops were delivered to 136 families reaching a total of 500 indiviudals including 300 children.

Volunteer with us

Could you be a volunteer? Are you over 23 and available to spare two hours each week to support a family? We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds who are ready to use their life experiences to become a friend or mentor and we’ll support you all the way. In a recent survey, all our volunteers found the experience to be a rewarding one.

Family Befriending

Big Buddies

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 15 February 2022
Volunteer Support Group Meeting
Tuesday 15 March 2022
Volunteer Support Group Meeting

Volunteer Open Days

We'd love to meet you and chat about what volunteering at Family Friends is like. 

Please get in touch if you'd be interested in attending our next Open Day.