Peckham Befrienders

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Peckham Befrienders is a Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) people (aged 18-65yrs) who are currently receiving care from our Trust

The aims/objectives of Peckham Befrienders: are to increase the social networks of our service users. This is done by providing a space for Service Users and Befrienders to form friendships within a befriending framework. We operate a group approach to befriending.

The twice weekly drop-ins offers a space for service users to access, support and befriending, culturally appropriate meals and other activities such as: Indian head Massages, support, talks and presentations on a host of subjects (e.g. how to look after your Heart, Diabetes, and controlling stress) and our reflexology service.

In addition to services offered, Peckham Befrienders is also looking for people from the BME communities who want to become volunteers.

To access Peckham Befrienders services people can be referred by CHMT’s, Doctors, Social Workers, CPN’s, or by self-referrals.

The twice weekly drop-in sessions are at the following locations –  Tuesdays from 3pm-6pm at St Mathew’s Church Community Centre, Meadow Row, SE1 and Thursdays from  3pm-7pm at Sojourner Truth Community Centre, 161 Sumner Road, SE15 6JL. 

Contact Details

020 3228 9457



South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust 63-65 Marina House, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8RZ

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