Befriending Network

Befriending Network

The Befriending Network was established in June 2021.  It is a third sector network which VAMT facilitates on behalf of its members.

The Network is open to third sector colleagues and aims to provide a platform for promoting Third Sector services operating locally/regionally.  It further serves to ensure engagement with the sector around strategic developments within both Merthyr Tydfil County Borough, Rhondda Cynon Taf and also the Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board area.

Meeting Dates:

All meetings are currently held virtually between 10 am to 12 Noon on:

November 30th 2021

February 8th 2022

Statutory partners are invited to engage with the Forum for the benefit of information sharing, consultation and networking.

For more information contact Karen Vowles, Tackling Loneliness & Isolation Development Officer on 01685 353939  or 07503 954159 or email

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