Compeer Friendship Program Sydney City / South East

Service Description

A community mental health program that provides one-to-one friendship with a caring volunteer.It is for people with a mental illness, to assist them with improving their quality of life. Friends meet up regularly for simple social activities, such as grabbing a bite to eat, going for a walk or visiting a local attraction. They work to reduce stigma and isolation associated with mental illness, and offer a rewarding experience for volunteers. Available to people 18 years and older.

Hours of Operation

Office hours are Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm


Referral System

Referral required from Health Professional or Mental Health Team.

Service Fees


Languages (other than English)

Interpreter Services Available

Disability Access

Yes. Ground level

Organisational Information

Area Served

Sydney LHD; South Eastern Sydney LHD

Parent Organisation

St Vincent de Paul Society

Postal Address

PO Box 5




Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities


Last Updated: 7 December 2018