Welcome to Befrienders Highland   

We are a small voluntary organisation working to improve the lives of people who are lonely and isolated and have experience of mental ill health; memory difficulties or dementia and carers .

We work across the Highland and Argyll and Bute Regions of Scotland.

We offer befriending using the Recovery approach: "Refocus".



Face to Face Befriending is provided in the following areas: Inverness, Nairn, Alness, Invergordon, Skye & Lochalsh and Caithness for people with mental ill health.

Distance Befriending by phone, letter or email across the Highlands & Argyll and Bute regions for people with mental ill health, memory loss or who are adult carers.

Group Befriending -  to find out more about our activities with regards to Group Befriending please click here.

Download our Mental Health information leaflet

Download our Memory and Carer Services information leaflet




Volunteer Friendly Award




Befrienders Highland Limited Safeguarding Policy can be found here.




Latest Befrienders Highland News

Updated Safeguarding Policy

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The safeguarding policy for Befrienders Highland Limited has now been updated and approved by the Board.  You can see the new policy here. Please discuss any questions that you have with your coordinator the next time you meet with them. ...
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Annual General Meeting

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NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Befrienders Highland is holding its AGM at:- Café Artysans 7 Strothers Lane Inverness IV1 1LR Thursday 12th September 2019 6.00 PM – 8.30 PM If you plan to attend, please let us know by ca...
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Befrienders Highland Limited is a Scottish recognised charity (number SCO29386) and is a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland (number 199867).

Its registered office is its postal address: Befrienders Highland Limited, 1st Floor, Academy House, 42 Academy Street, Inverness, IV1 1JT