Westminster Befriend a Family's vision is that Westminster becomes a borough where: ‘All families lead fulfilling lives, free from the consequences of poverty’. Our mission is to enable families to independently address both the economic and social challenges that they face. We recognise the inter-related needs of parents and their children and aim to deliver a ‘whole family’ approach. We offer support early to prevent families reaching crisis.
WBaF is the only agency in the Borough of Westminster that works with families with children aged 0 – 18. Most families are referred to us for having complex needs, but fall below the threshold for statutory support. In this way, our work aims to prevent needs escalating to the stage of requiring formal interventions.
We support families through: