Befriend exists to make it easy to get connected. We run a range of initiatives that make it easy to meet new people, learn new skills and discover new hobbies, giving you more choices to sweeten your social life! Whether you're new to Perth, looking for new friends or simply keen to take on a new challenge, we've got something for everyone! Let's help you find what you're looking for:
Looking to meet new people?
Check out the Befriend Social Network, through which we host fun social gatherings and events of all shapes and sizes, every week across Perth! It's free to join, and super flexible - Come as often or as little as you like!Show me the Social Network >
Looking to sharpen your social skills?
There's a real art to connecting with others in a meaningful way. If you're looking to work on your conversation skills, become more comfortable socialising with others or develop closer friendships, you might be interested in some personalised coaching to kick-start your Befriend experience. Check out the Starter Kit to learn more.Sharpen my social skills >
Looking to improve your tech skills?
Technology has changed the way the world connects, but it's easy to get left behind if you don't have the skills and confidence to use technology to its full potential. Check out our eFriends program to learn more about our personalised technology training services.Teach me about technology >
Looking to discover new hobbies?
Sweeten your social life with our Sweet Skills workshops and social short-courses. Cook tasty new recipes, try your moves at different styles of dance, learn a language, get crafty and creative - There's new courses to choose from every Term, and with a flexible attendance model, you can sign up for single sessions or save money and register for a 4-week course.Show me Sweet Skills >
Tell me about Volunteering
Befriend is a community organisation that makes volunteering easy, fun and social.Volunteer to host your own social gatherings as part of the Befriend Social Network, help out with our big events, or volunteer to teach people the skills to use technology to connect with their friends and family.Click here to Volunteer >
Looking to learn from us?
After 6 years of experience developing and testing innovative new ways to make it easy for people to get connected, we've accumulated a wealth of knowledge and expertise. We can provide Professional Development Workshops to community organisations looking to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of social inclusion and connection.Tell me more about PD Workshops >
Looking to support us?
Follow the links above to learn more, or if websites aren't your thing and you'd rather talk to a real-life human, drop us a line on 0404 831 201.I'd like to Donate >