ENGAGE Befriending

Engage Befriending is a project which will be delivered across areas of deprivation in East Lothian.

“Engage” is aimed at 8-14 year olds who are in one of the following target groups: looked after children, siblings of additional needs children, young people attached to CAMHS/mental health services, looked after young people and those with chaotic lifestyles and home environments.

The “Engage” project will aim to foster a culture of healthy self-respect, positivity, increased self-confidence and motivation, a greater awareness of acceptable behaviour and bring fun, positivity and nurture to children that are experiencing very difficult and challenging lifestyles.’