Friend in Need

Friend in Need

This scheme is available for groups and organisations to apply for up to £2000 to support BEFRIENDING for people 50+ throughout West Wales


  1. Promote the Friend in Need initiative and/or integrate with the Friend in Need Programme
  2. Raise awareness/acceptance of befriending and support services that connect, communicate, coordinate and/or comfort
  3. Use digital means to improve social connections between people experiencing social isolation and informal/formal volunteers. It is anticipated that this will be achieved through improving the connections with local established digital projects, improve digital knowledge, skills, confidence and resources of volunteers and people requiring support alike.
  4. We welcome partnership/collaborative applications.

Applicants who are formally constituted can apply for up to £2,000.  This includes voluntary organisations or social enterprises that are self-governing, non-profit distributing and working for public/community benefit – as well as Town and Community Councils.

We are extending the deadline Friday 27 November 2020, 12 noon

Application forms are available from CAVS
01267 245555