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CompeerCORPS: A Vet-to-Vet Program

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Compeer Rochester, Inc.

CompeerCORPS is a peer program that connects Veterans with other Veterans with the purpose of providing a network of support. A volunteer of this program acts as a friend, role model and advocate to a fellow Veteran, engaging in community-based activities on a consistent basis. Some volunteers may choose to also serve in our Vets Driving Vets program that assists area Veterans by providing transportation to medical appointments, shopping, errands, etc. If you are a Veteran and want to engage with other Veterans our program might be a good fit for you. Please contact us for more information.

More about the Compeer Program:

Compeer uses community volunteers to provide guidance and support to individuals who are looking to improve their well-being as a supplement to mental health treatment. For over 40 years, we have helped people in our community who are isolated and lacking socialization, all through the power of 1:1 mentoring relationships.

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About Compeer Rochester, Inc.


259 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607, US

Mission Statement

Compeer Rochester's mission is to provide and support friendships that help adults, youth, and Veterans recover from mental illness.


Compeer Rochester has served Monroe County youth, adults, and families for over 40 years through the power of supportive friendships and mentoring. We are a dynamic organization that utilizes community volunteers to mentor individuals who are striving for mental health and overall well-being. Founded in Rochester and now an international company, our model is recognized as an evidence-based practice through SAMHSA. Our newest program, CompeerCORPS applies the mentoring model in Veteran-to-Veteran peer relationships. Join Compeer Rochester today. It takes as little as four hours per month to make an impact. Make a friend, change two lives!

Advocacy & Human Rights
Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


259 Monroe AvenueRochester, NY 14607



  • People Skills
  • Mentoring
  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • Veteran Care




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Four hours per month
  • Must be a Veteran to mentor another Veteran

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