"Enriching Young Lives through offering friendship, consistency, empathy and diverse experiences."

Valuing friendship, honesty, safety, openness, inclusiveness, empathy and reliability.

What is DGBP?

A local charity, set up in 1997. Funding has come from a variety of sources, including The Changing Childrens’ Services Fund, Community Regeneration Fund, Voluntary Sector Grant, Young Peoples’ Fund – Big Lottery, BBC Children in Need, D&G Health Board and Lloyds TSB.


Islesteps Garden Safari 21 June 2015 – In Aid of Befriending Project

Mad about gardening? Come for a wander round our gardens in a unique setting. See poster for details…


Find out what people say about their experience with Dumfries and Galloway Befriending Project. There are comments from the Young People Themselves as well as Befrienders and Referrers …

Remarks from Young People….