What is it like to Volunteer with Cyrenians Befriending Service?
Hear about one volunteers personal journey, and the benefits being a befriender brings. Find out more about the Befriending Service here.
Life at the City Community
Community’s residents share their home with volunteer peer mentors who stay for up to a year. Residents and volunteer peer mentors live together and responsibilities for shopping, cooking, cleaning and managing the home are shared. Living together in this way ensures allows residents to learn independent living skills in a fun and supportive environment. Cyrenians Communities (city and farm) has provided housing for 27 young homeless people in the last year. Find out more about the City Communities here.
Interview with Lynne, one of Cyrenians' volunteer telephone befrienders. Lynne talks about what attracted her to telephone befriending. She shares her experience of her first call, and how she was able to build her client's confidence.