Westminster Befriend a Family (WBAF) provides practical and emotional support to families with children aged 0-16, and teenagers up to 18.

Our Volunteer Family Support Services  improve the circumstances and living conditions of disadvantaged families. 

For 24 years we have been breaking cycles of disadvantage and social exclusion. If your family – or a family that you know of, living in one of the Westminster wards – is going through difficulties and is in need of support, please contact us  (More…)


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Are you stressed?
Are you a resident of Westminster,
with children, and in need of benefits advice, respite, seeking refuge, or being made homeless?
 If that sounds like you, we would like to help. (More about our Family Support Services…)

Kayaking Lessons during the Easter Holidays

Kayaking Lessons during the Easter Holidays A great break on the Thames, for the (more)

'WBAF's fantastic work is my inspiration for running the London Marathon'

'WBAF's fantastic work is my inspiration for running the London Marathon' Hi, I’m Michael Wenger, I’ll be running in the 34th London Marathon on the 13thApril 2014 in aid of Westminster Befriend a Family (WBAF). It has been my long term goal to run in the London (more)

British Land Staff Fundraise on a High Note

British Land Staff Fundraise on a High Note Another big THANK YOU to British Land, whose dedicated staff raised £918 for WBAF, by raffling opera tickets to Puccini’s final opera Turandot at The Royal Opera House. The raffled tickets were worth £158. The lucky (more)

Burdett-Coutts Primary School Choir – The Twelve Days of Christmas

Burdett-Coutts Primary School Choir – The Twelve Days of Christmas On Tuesday 17th December shoppers and workers in Cardinal Place were treated to an assortment of Christmas carols by members of Burdett-Coutts Primary School choir.  They even had posters illustrating the famous “12 Days of (more)

King Solomon Academy choir

King Solomon Academy choir On Wednesday 11th December pupils of King Solomon Academy went down to Cardinal Place to inject the Christmas spirit into the atmosphere. They provided carols ‘old-and-new’, and really brought a warm smile to the hearts (more)


Ho-ho-ho! On Sunday 1st December, WBAF’s new CEO, Fabrizio Donati; along with volunteer & project manager, Emmanuel Michael; manned a market stall at the Belgravia Christmas market, selling festive holly & mistletoe, to raise money and (more)

Little Angels

Little Angels On 27th November, onlookers at Cardinal Place were treated to some heart-warming carols by pupils of St Mary’s of the Angels School. Shoppers were truly held spellbound by the young angelic voices, spreading the Christmas (more)


Team WBAFWell done to WBAF volunteer, Paul Hogarth, who was shortlisted for a Team London Mentoring and Coaching award on 25th November.  Although Paul didn’t win the award we are extremely proud of his contribution to (more)

WBAF's Christmas Stall

WBAF's Christmas Stall This year we shall be selling some festive mistletoe and holly on our market stall on Belgravia Christmas Sunday: 1st Dec 2013. Elizabeth Street and Pimlico Road will be transformed into a winter wonderland, with handmade craft stalls, (more)

The Big Give

The Big Give The Big Give! We are thrilled to be taking part in the Big Give Christmas campaign: the UK’s largest match funding challenge. Founded in October 2007 by Sir Alec Reed CBE, the Big Give connects philanthropists to (more)

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