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Compeer, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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Address: Southcoast Compeer Program
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts  02747  
United States
Fax: 508.999.9192
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 75
Number of People Being Served: 250
EIN: 23-7336988
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Mission Statement


To address the isolation and loneliness experienced by adolesents and adults with mental-health challenges, using volunteers in supportive friendships.

Description


Compeer Inc. is an international, non-profit organization that helps adults and children overcome the devastating effects of mental illness, such as loneliness, low self-esteem and isolation, through friendship. Our volunteer-based programs and services provide supportive friendships for people in mental-health care. Volunteers serve as positive role models, as they help raise self-esteem, help reduce the feeling of loneliness and isolation, increase social and communication skills, and encourage independence for their Compeer friend. Founded in 1972, Compeer has provided over 35 years of friendship to adolescents and adults diagnosed with mental illness.

Compeer Inc. is an international, non-profit organization that helps adults and children overcome the devastating effects of mental illness, such as loneliness, low self-esteem and isolation, through friendship. Our volunteer-based programs and services provide supportive friendships for people in mental-health care. Volunteers serve as positive role models, as they help raise self-esteem, help reduce the feeling of loneliness and isolation, increase social and communication skills, and encourage independence for their Compeer friend. Founded in 1972, Compeer has provided over 35 years of friendship to adolescents and adults diagnosed with mental illness.

Mission Statement: To address the isolation and loneliness experienced by adolesents and adults with mental-health challenges, using volunteers in supportive friendships.

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Program Type:


Other Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes