TO ENHANCE QUALITY OF LIFE. 
  AND A SENSE OF BELONGING IN COMMUNITIES . 

CREATING

SAFE SPACES

 

WHO WE ARE...

The Friendship Bench provides sustainable community based psychological interventions that are evidence based, accessible and scalable.
 OUR MISSION 

Get People Out of Depression

 OUR VISION 

A Friendship Bench Within Walking Distance For All

 OUR VALUES 

Empathy & Connection 

Anchored in Research

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TAKE ACTION!

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WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD 

ONE BENCH

AT A TIME

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Help us achieve our vision of a Friendship Bench within walking distance for all. We all have a part to play. No matter the community you are in. 
Sign up to be a part of the Friendship Bench Community. Registration is completely free and gives you access to a wealth of guidance, workbooks, podcasts,  live webinars, workshops and a community of like minded individuals.

TOGETHER WE CAN HAVE GREAT IMPACT

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Everyone should have access to resources when in need! Join us! Reach out, connect, inspire hope!

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For more info on setting up the Friendship Bench in your community.

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Looking to be a partner and to set up the Friendship Bench? 

 
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IMPACT TO DATE

LAST UPDATED (JUNE 2021)

1046

87 382

132685

5

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS TRAINED

CLIENTS SEE ON

THE FRIENDSHIP 

BENCH

TOTAL NUMBER OF SESSIONS HELD

COUNTRIES WITH THE FRIENDSHIP 

61%

REDUCTION

IN DEPRESSION

SUICIDE

IDEATION

60%

IMPROVEMENT

IN QUALITY

OFLIFE

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