About Befrienders Worldwide

Befrienders Worldwide is the international network of over 350 crisis helplines active in 35 countries on 5 continents. This global organisation encompasses communities around the world all with access to lay volunteers trained to be available 24/7 for those in despair and suicidal.

Our Vision

Befrienders Worldwide vision Is a world in which despair can be relieved and there are fewer deaths by suicide.

Our Mission

The Befrienders Worldwide mission is to promote understanding and facilitate access to help services for people needing emotional support anywhere in the world and to continuously improve the quality of support provided by the Befrienders Worldwide volunteer based member help centres