Before you start

We are asking these questions to see what difference we can make to your life. We will ask you the same questions at the end of your befriending experience with us. We will keep your answers confidential.

Befriending Service Pre-Support Survey

All fields are mandatory. Please fill them in as best as possible.

    Your name

    Please choose the options that fits best:

    I feel anxious about the person I care for's ED.

    I feel confident about caring for my the person I care for.

    I feel isolated.

    I feel my stress levels increasing.

    I have someone to confide in.

    I find it easy to talk about my the person I care for's ED.

    I feel physically fit.

    I feel supported in my caring role.

    I would like to meet other carers.

    I would like to learn more about how best to help the person I care for.

    Consent given by:

    Your data

    SupportED takes your privacy seriously and this includes care for your personal information. We have a Privacy Policy which is GDPR compliant. This is available on our website.

    Please tick this box to confirm you are aware of how you can access our Privacy Policy.


    Our preferred means of communication is by email and we may occasionally contact you by phone. Please let us know if you prefer other means of contact. Your Befriender will always call you by phone from a withheld number. In line with our Privacy Policy you can ask to be removed from our mailing list or or contact databases at any time.

    Please tick this box to indicate that you have read and agree with the above:


    Please tick this box to confirm you are aware you should contact our Operations Director on should you wish to complain about the service provided by SupportED.


    We want your say on how we develop our services and organisation. As such you are invited to join our free membership. As a member you will receive our Annual Report and Accounts, be entitled to vote at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and to stand for election on our Management Committee. You will receive notice of the AGM. From time to time you will also receive news of what is happening within the charity or to inform you of events.

    Please tick this box if you wish to be part of our membership and being included on our mailing list.

    Your privacy

    To ensure our service is safe and meets your needs we may need to share information with your befriender, any person who has power of attorney for you, any person nominated as your emergency contact or any other professionals involved with you.

    If you agree to this, please tick this box.

    Phone number

    Please write the phone number you would like us to share with the befriending volunteer:

    Email address

    Please write the email address you would like us to share with the befriending volunteer (they will only contact you from their account):

    Your emergency contact details

    Relationship to you (e.g. friend, colleague, sister, health professional etc.):

    Your address

    Please write the address where you are most likely to be taking the befriending calls (including postcode) in case of emergency:


    Do you have an access considerations that we need to be aware of?

    A bit about you

    This is an opportunity to say a bit about yourself that will be given to your befriender before their first call. It can be about your eating disorder, your hobbies, or something else entirely. Our befriending volunteers really appreciate what you have to say and we encourage you to put a few details in here to make your first conversation the best it can be:

    How did you hear about SupportED?