If you're savvy about mental health, you could organize a service for inexperienced and shy people: groups where people meet, prevention programs for youth, advice resources, assessment tools, matching services, and all kinds of counselling & therapy.
There are different strategies for supporting a single person who might be lonely, depressed or angry. Links to suggestions for talking to friends, family members, community members, employees, students and other team members.
Religious, ethnic and family community group leaders can support young single people to find partnership. Some tips for offering mentorship, referring to counselling, and bowing out when you can't accept someone's values or lifestyle.
Suggestions for a non-judgmental conversation to support your friend who has been single for years. Sharing vulnerability, boosting their confidence, encouraging them to make connections and find help, and setting boundaries.