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Just two hours of your time – Family Friends

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Just two hours of your time – Family Friends

Family Friends is a charity which supports disadvantaged families via a network of trained volunteers. We provide a Parent Befriending and Child Mentoring service to families living in deprived areas of West London.

The short film is the result of collaboration from everyone here at Family Friends, John Lyon’s Charity, The Media Trust, award-winning director Jo Southwell and Aston Productions.

The purpose of the film is to help Family Friends raise awareness and recruit more mentor and befriender volunteers by showing them the kind of work we do and the vital benefits it brings to families. Through respect, encouragement and support, our mission is to help families to help themselves, in order that they can discover their strengths and build on their coping skills.

Please click on Two Hours to view the short film. If you would like to become a befriender / mentor volunteer visit our website where you can download the volunteer application form. Send your completed form by email to

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