Rochester, NY

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Compeer of Livingston County

1 Genesee St.
Avon, NY 14414
Phone: 585-226-8220
Contact: Barb Mestler

Compeer of Livingston County uses the power of friendship to improve the quality of life and assist in the rehabilitation and support of referred adults receiving mental health care. Offers volunteer opportunities that fit your lifestyle and schedule. Offers monthly social events for matched and waiting-list individuals.

Wishlist:
  • board and card games
  • craft supplies
  • gift certificates for restaurants, grocery stores, malls
  • gifts (small) for men and women for game-day prizes
  • party supplies, miscellaneous

Volunteers Needed:
Volunteers to provide mentoring, companionship, and peer support to adults who are receiving mental health care. Previous experience with mental illness not needed; volunteers are fully trained. One-on-one matched friends get together for about 4 hours each month for at least a year.
  • Keep in contact by phone or email weekly with clients on the waiting list.

  • Provide interaction with a group of clients in a staff-supervised setting.

Information reviewed by agency 8/1/18.


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