Referring for a Service

Who can apply to have a befriender?

  • Mental Health Services anyone who is 18yrs+ and is receiving professional help for their mental health, is lonely or isolated and lives in the Highland or Argyll and Bute regions can be referred or refer themselves.
  • Memory and Carer Services anyone who either has memory difficulties OR is an unpaid carer for a loved one living in Highland or Argyll and Bute regions can be referred.

Who can make a referral?

  • You can refer yourself
  • Mental health workers, memory clinics, social work services, GP's, hospital professionals, voluntary organisations or family and friends can all make referrals

How is a referral made?

  • Refer yourself by calling us on the appropriate number (see our 'contact us' page) or;
  • Fill in the form on the 'contact us' page and we will be in touch

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