Befriend exists to nurture connection for individuals and communities.
As an individual, you can discover countless opportunities to meet new people, get out of your comfort zone, learn new skills, discover new hobbies and even start your own group, 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!
As an organisation, you can partner with us to develop innovative, contemporary, impactful strategies for nurturing connection for your staff, clients and community.
Let's help you find what you're looking for:
Looking to meet new people?
Check out the Befriend Social Network, through which local people all over Perth are hosting 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 >
Tell me about Volunteering
Befriend is a community organisation that makes volunteering easy, fun and social. If you want to play your part in strengthening connections in your neighbourhood, we're here to build your confidence and skills. Volunteer to host your own social gatherings as part of the Befriend Social Network, start your own social group or support our operations behind the scenes!Click here to Volunteer >
Looking to learn from us?
After 8 years of experience developing and testing innovative new ways of nurturing connection, we've accumulated a wealth of knowledge and expertise. We also have an international network of organisations that we work with across Australia, New Zealand, the US, Canada, the UK and Denmark. We can provide Professional Development Workshops, coaching and consulting to community organisations looking to develop their strategies, 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 >
Looking for our Impact Reports?
Are you interested in what we've achieved over the years and how we've done it? Check out our Impact Report and Annual Reports. You might just find the most interesting Annual Report you've ever read!I'd like to read Reports >