Compeer Lancaster

Mental Health America of Lancaster County

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United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ServiceMatches volunteers in one-to-one relationships with adults who are recovering from mental illness. Their friendship provides structured opportunities for socialization which decreases loneliness and increases well being and confidence in the clients. Some opportunities include meeting for coffee, visiting local museums, going out to eat and taking walks together. Volunteers commit to four hour a month for one year. Other volunteer opportunities include making a 15 minute phone call each week to an individual waiting for one-to-one friend. Free training and ongoing support is provided. Within the same program, CompeerCORPS Vet2Vet matches military veterans with a veteran volunteer.

Volunteer opportunities available.
Geographical AreaLancaster
Intake ProcedureTelephone
Client Information
Target PopulationMental Health Concerns
EligibilityAdults who are recovering from mental illness; Must have a referral from a mental health provider
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Joe Mills
Contact's Position Certified Compeer Professional and Volunteer Coordinator
Contact's Phone 717-397-7461
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 245 Butler Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 204
Physical Site City, State, Zip Lancaster, PA 17601
Main Phone 717-397-7461
Fax 717-517-8446
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Mental Health America of Lancaster County
Affiliated Program: Mental Health America of Lancaster County
This Service: Compeer Lancaster
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Mentoring Programs (PH-1400.5000)
Transitional Mental Health Services (RR-8800)
Volunteer Opportunities (PX)