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Our portfolio of resources is developed to support you in setting up, commissioning or developing your mentoring or befriending service. All our publications and resources are continually being added to and are updated to ensure they’re relevant, up-to-date and incorporate new examples of good practice from across the sector, which reflect the good practice that we promote via the Approved Provider Standard (APS).

They cover many areas of planning, operation and management including: setting up a programme, training mentors and befrienders, safeguarding and risk management, developing matching guidelines, measuring outcomes, making a sound investment plus research and impact reports to help you make the argument for funding your programme or expanding it.

For our complete list of resources, which includes our training toolkits, see our A-Z list or browse by our new key subject areas:

See also our resources designed specifically for schools and colleges developed to support you in setting up and developing peer mentoring or peer support programmes.

Many of our resources are free to download – remember to access our full range of resources you will need to be an MBF network member, sign up today!


We have a full range of ‘pick and mix’ training toolkits which have been designed and developed to support our National Training Programme.

Find out about our full range of discounts

Your first toolkit purchase comes with a free folder, each additional toolkit purchased will have its own section within the folder and this will continue to grow with you as you and your project develop. 

You can get all of our toolkits FREE when you attend the relevant courses. Not attending a training course? Purchase our training toolkits in hard copy for £40 or as an interactive PDF version for £15.  

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How to order All our resources can be ordered online - use the shopping basket icon located next to each resource. You can choose to pay by credit card or request an invoice. Alternatively, telephone us on 03300 882 877.


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