Compeer friendship program NSW

Compeer is a community mental health program that aims to improve the quality of life and self-esteem of adults with a mental illness through one-to-one friendship with a caring volunteer. Friends meet up regularly for simple social activities, such as grabbing a bite to eat, going for a walk or visiting a local attraction.

A Compeer friendship addresses the stigma and isolation associated with mental illness, and provides a rewarding and social volunteer experience.

If you are interested in becoming involved in the Compeer program please fill out the online form below.

If you would like to apply to become a Compeer volunteer, please fill out our online volunteer application form below.

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  • Contact compeer in your area

    To view the contact details for compeer in your local area, please click the above link.