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About Us

South Ayrshire Befriending Project (SABP) is a small, independent charity registered with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (Charity No. SC020989).  We are based in Ayr and since 1996 we have been providing a befriending service for young people with social or emotional difficulties within South Ayrshire.


SABP supports around 50 young people aged between 8 and 18 years old through the provision of one to one befriending and group activities.​


The charity receives funding from a variety of grant making bodies and Trusts, as well as private donations and funding support from the Local Authority.


The Project’s full team consists of a Project Manager 3 part time Project Coordinators, and one full time Project Administrator who together carry out the daily running of SABP. It is overseen by a Board of Trustees, volunteers with different professional backgrounds each with their own specific remit within the Project.  

SABP will be proud to celebrate it's Silver Anniversary in 2021. 

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Our Vision

Our Mission Statement

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What We Do