Befrienders Penang came into existence in 1978 with a small group of 12 volunteers offering a three-hour service on weekdays. We are actively pursuing our ambition of providing a 24-hour daily service.
The service we offer is called Befriending. Befriending is confidential, non-judgmental emotional support that allows a caller to express his or her fears, worries, and feelings to someone trained to listen empathetically. We offer this service through our: