Let us introduce ourselves to you about who Befrienders are. People call us for many reasons,
some callers are people who need emotional support.
Others may be frightened, angry, sad, lonely or depressed. Callers talk to us about their families,
their jobs, their personal relationships, money problems, sickness, depression and school concerns and etc.
If you feel is more comfortable by not giving your name when you call, it is alright.
Whatever your situation is, we will treat your feelings and your story with respect. Everything you tell us is confidential within The Befrienders, we will not keep any records. We promise you this. You will always have the right to make your own decisions, including
the right to end the phone call.
If you are feeling like you have no one else to turn to, or if you just need a safe place to talk, please call us. We are always here to listen, you are not alone.
In 1970, a group of pioneer Malaysians was concerned about the emotional well being of the community after the occurrence of communal riots on the 13th May 1969.
With the assistance of professional psychiatrists and psychologists from University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, The Befrienders KL was established.
The Befrienders is a non profit organization modeled after Samaritans, a movement started in London
in 1953. Since then, the movement has spread to about 40 countries and now has 300 centers around