SeAscape’s Befriending Service is open to all residents of South Ayrshire who are over 16 years of age and aims to help them make new friends and feel more settled in their homes and less isolated.

There are three parts to the service,

One to one befriending

Trained Volunteer / befriender who will meet you on a one to one basis for a few hours, once a week.  This can be to meet up for a coffee and chat or to take up a hobby or interest.

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Group befriending

More like a coffee morning type scenario where volunteers and befriendees meet up weekly on a social occasion or occasional day trip. This service has also expanded into more remote areas of South Ayrshire like Troon / Girvan as well as our main group in Ayr. We also run a much smaller more exclusive our once a week peer befriending service in the local snooker hall. (referral only)

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Telephone befriending

(coming soon autumn 2017)

If you would like more information about becoming a volunteer/ befriender, or to join one of our groups, or indeed feel you would benefit from having a volunteer/befriender please contact; Jim Montgomery, our Befriending Co-ordinator, on

tel: 01292 271005 or

mob: 07436033464

Or download the referral form here and email to:

Meet the Befriending team

Jim Montgomery Befriending Co-ordinator 01292 271005
Helena Gourlay Befriender 01292 271005










Some highlights from the past year at the SeAscape Befriending Service


Group Befriending

We also have a group befriending meeting in the Salvation Army Cafe in Ayr Community Church, John Street, Ayr on Thursday mornings.





The group befriending have gone on several outings to Culzean Castle, Rozelle Park, enjoying leisure facilities and activities throughout the local area.