Befriending families for over 30 years


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What We Do


Our befriending service aims to match trained befriending volunteers with local families in need, to provide them with practical and emotional support in the challenges they face.


Broadening Horizons is our exciting mentoring project which aims to empower young people to achieve their goals in life. We match a trained mentor to a young person aged 13-18.

Mothers' Support Groups

Our weekly support groups for mothers are extremely popular. These last for two hours and are an excellent way for mothers to meet, socialise, share advice and learn something new.


We run occasional educational and leisure trips for the whole family. Previous events have included trips to the beach, educational boat rides and picnics.

Westminster Befriend A Family
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One Family Handbook
Family Befriending Session
Mothers' Support Group Session
A Single Family Outing
Befriender/Mentor Training
6mth Befriending For One Family
Why We Do What We Do

Our vision is to help make Westminster a borough where: 
‘All families lead fulfilling lives, free from the consequences of poverty’.

Our mission is to enable families to independently address both the economic and social challenges that they face. We recognise the inter-related needs of parents and their children and aim to deliver a ‘whole family’ approach. We offer support early to prevent families reaching crisis.

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Get in touch with us now


18 Buckingham Palace Road




+44 (0) 207 828 2765




A Company Limited by Guarantee.

Company Number: 4002287.

Registered Charity Number: 1082452.

Registered in England and Wales.

Exciting new opportunities available

We have two exciting new opportunities available right now. Come and join us and make a BIG difference to a small charity.

Could you excel at being a Mothers’ Support Group Coordinator Volunteer?

Do you have the skills to be a Events Coordinator Volunteer?

You could help us support more families in need across Westminster


Latest News

Two New to the Charity

Meet Kat Kat joined the charity in January 2020 as a social work intern. Her official title is student social worker. Why did you choose WBAF? As part of my…

Mums the Word, Not!

The word has been spreading about the Mothers’ Support Group (MSG) and we’re keen for it to spread even further. Since reviving the meetings last October, the numbers of women…

January: Volunteer of the Month

Vivan is a full-time Masters student who recently joined WBAF to help raise vital funds. Have you volunteered before? Yes, I used to mentor a child in the third grade.…

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