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 in Inverness, Nairn or Caithness areas 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 - we offer a range of group befriending opportunities available to all Friends and Volunteers. We currently have Walk and Talk groups, A gardening Group, a Cinema and discussion group.  We also have groups that do not meet but communicate through BHL magazines, a Craft group and a Creative Writing group.

Download our Mental Health information leaflet

Download our Memory and Carer Services information leaflet


For details of our:

  • Annual Accounts for 2017-18 please click HERE.
  • Convenor's Report for 2017-18 please click HERE.


Annual Plan 2018-2019 please click HERE.

Latest Befrienders Highland News

Befrienders Highland AGM

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For details of our: 2017-18 Annual Accounts please click HERE. 2017-18 Convenor's Report please click HERE.     Befrienders Highland AGM on Thursday 15th November (7:00-9:00pm) at the Mercure Inverness H...
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Befrienders Highland has launched, today, a Social Media Campaign for Donations for Christmas Cards, which we send each year to our friends. Our campaign is called '#cardsforfriends2018' 
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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).

It's registered office is c/o Ledingham Chalmers, Kintail House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness. IV2 3BW