Supporting families in Winchester, Hampshire

We work with parents and children who are struggling to cope with family life.

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

Friends of the Family

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Gift of your time

Give the gift of time >

Volunteer with us. Your friendship can make a real difference to a family in Winchester

Befriend a child

Befriend a child >

Offer confidential support to a child aged between 5 and 13 and their family

Become a trustee >

Become a trustee and help to shape and support the development of our work.

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 22 – March 23

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

What’s new?

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