Compeer is a volunteer companionship program, facilitating supportive one-to-one friendship matches between persons in mental health recovery and trained community volunteers.
The Compeer philosophy recognizes the benefit of friendship to people who are striving for good mental health. Compeer volunteers offer social and emotional support to individuals in mental health recovery. The Compeer staff recruits, trains, matches, and monitors the volunteers who build one-to-one (same sex) friendship relationships with people receiving mental health services. Clients are referred to Compeer by their mental health professionals.
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