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Supporting families in Winchester, Hampshire

Supporting families experiencing difficult life circumstances, helping them to face their future with confidence.

Friends of the Family covers Winchester and its surrounding villages. We offer families a range of support services and friendly guidance, to overcome challenges and turn their lives around. Learn more about what we do.

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Quotes - Winchester charity
  • “My volunteer is a very good listener. We have fun together and I can talk to her about what’s on my mind.”

    Emma, 5s to 13s focus child
  • “The people who make up Friends of the Family became my family when I needed it most and I cannot thank them enough.”

    Kathy, Mums and young children
  • “Last year I was coming to terms with the fact my past was real. After seeing my counsellor my scars are starting to heal. He has helped me find my confidence and I now look at life differently…. I now enjoy being me.”

    Mike, Support for dads

Our impact between April 23 – March 24

local families supported
befriender interactions
volunteers worked with us
individual counselling sessions