Befriending Service - One-to-one support and social opportunities for survivors of brain injury
‘Befriending’ is a relationship between a volunteer and a recipient which is initiated, supported and monitored by Headway Belfast. Befrienders offer a high level of support and encouragement for brain injury survivors, including those who experience, or are at risk of, social exclusion. A Volunteer Befriender will work with the individual, enabling them to enjoy a better quality of life and build new relationships. The overall aim of the service to increase social reintegration and help develop person centred living.
Who can be a Befriender?
Befrienders come from a range of backgrounds. They are selected because of their good communication skills, their ability to be a positive role model and to suit the particular requirements of the individual.
Befriending Service Process
|Annual Gala Ball May 2013|
Headway Belfast will be hosting their Annual Gala Ball on Saturday 18th May at Campbell College Belfast. Entertainment will be provided by Bourbon Swing Jazz Band and the Real Shindig.
Arrival and Drinks Reception is at 7pm, with dinner being served at 7.45pm.
Go to our payments page to buy your £50 Gala Ball ticket...........Credit/Debit Card Payments
|Belfast Marathon 2013|
A huge congratulations to the Headway Belfast Team that took part in the Deep RiverRock Belfast Marathon 2013 on Bank Holiday Monday 6th May. The team completed the relay part of the marathon in 4 hours and 27 minutes!!!!