What we are about

FriendBee is a SEND Befriending Service that matches young people with a paid Befriender to help them access social and leisure activities. We currently support young people up to the age of 25 that have a Special Education Need or Disability (SEND) that impacts their social life, who also live in the London Borough of Richmond or Royal Borough of Kingston.

Our Befrienders are recruited, trained, vetted and employed by Ruils to make finding the right support easier for families. Our service is designed to make long-term and sustainable matches between families and Befrienders. While we help coordinate matches and manage the employment of Befrienders, parents work directly with Befrienders to establish a schedule for sessions.

For more detailed information about our service and available positions, click the links below.


Are you looking for a Befriender to support your young person? Click the link below for more information and to register for our service.

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Are you looking for a rewarding and flexible job? Click the link below to learn more about becoming a FriendBee Befriender.

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