COMPEER---COMPEER YOUTH---COMPEER VETERANS

COMPEER---COMPEER YOUTH ---COMPEER VETERANS

 
General Information
Description of ServiceMatches volunteers in one-to -one relationships with Nassau County adults and youth recovering from mental illness. Recruits, interviews, screens, trains and supports volunteers who agree to a one year commitment to visit their Compeer friend for a minimum of fours hours a month. Provides program participants with supportive friendship, advocacy, increased social interaction, positive role models and access to educational community activities.
LocationNassau
Geographical AreaNassau
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation, less than one minute from the nearest bus/train
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible
 
Client Information
Target PopulationDisabled - Developmentally
EligibilityNassau County residents recovering from mental illness referred by their mental health professional, Volunteers are asked to make a one year commitment to devote at least 1 hour/week to their Compeer partner
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Audrey Lewis
Contact's Position Program Manager Veteran's Department
Contact's Email alewis@mhanc.org
Physical Site Address 1 16 Main Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Hempstead, NY 11550
Mailing Address 1 16 Main Street
Mailing City, State, Zip Hempstead, NY 11550
Main Phone (516)489-2322 x1260
Fax (516)489-2784
Service Location Email rspina@mhanc.org
Web Address www.mhanc.org
 
Additional Information
Volunteer Opportunitiesyes
Last UpdateAug19
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
Affiliated Program: COMPEER---COMPEER YOUTH ---COMPEER VETERANS
This Service: COMPEER---COMPEER YOUTH---COMPEER VETERANS
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Companionship (PH-1400)
Developmental Disabilities (YF-1800)
Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities (YF-5000)
Mentoring Services Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2300.1700-500)
Mentoring Skills Development (TP-6650.5200)
Psychiatric Resocialization (RR-8800.6500)
Veterans With Disabilities (YJ-8750.9000)
Volunteer Opportunities (PX)