Our History - Animated

To celebrate our 20th anniversary in 2015, cartoonist Robert Duncan created this fantastic animated history of Family Friends. Donate now to help us support more children and families. 

Our History - Timeline

  • 1995

    Family Friends is formed in Maidenhead by a few volunteers getting together.

  • 2000

    Family Friends is expanded to cover the whole borough - 75 families are supported.

  • 2004

    The Family Support Worker role is created, and other permanent staff are recruited.

  • 2007

    Parent Groups are started.

  • 2009

    PICADA Service is created for domestic abuse families.

  • 2009

    Family Friends is awarded the Queen's Golden Jubilee for voluntary service.

  • 2012

    The Army Family project is established.

  • 2015

    The first Anxiety Group is held for children.

  • 2015

    Family Friends supported 350 families in the local borough.

  • 2022

    Family Friends have 34 dedicated volunteers.