- are available during our service hours to offer confidential emotional support to people passing through personal crisis and anyone who is in imminent danger of taking his or her own life. For this purpose, volunteers are carefully selected and trained in accordance with the Charter.
- work to increase community awareness of the issues surrounding suicide and depression.
- familiarise the public with the work of the Befrienders Penang organization.
- raise sufficient funding to maintain and improve our services.
Also see our list of F.A.Q's for answers to commonly asked questions about The Befrienders Penang.