A volunteer befriender will spend time with someone who feels lonely and isolated, about once a week for two hours. According to what you would like to do, you may meet them in your home or go out for coffee, say, or to the cinema and shops.
You must be in receipt of a Personal Budget in order to access this service; if you are not aware of this scheme, you can find some information here or get in contact with Mind in Harrow. The initial period that a volunteer will commit is one year spent with one service user, but there is the possibility of continuing with their support beyond this.
Please note: the times displayed relate to office hours.