With mates behind you, there’s power to move forward.

At Mates4Mates, veterans and their families can find a way forward from service-related injuries. We understand the challenges they face and provide support proven to make a real difference.

How we can help

Four ways we are actively changing lives

Psychological services

Evidence-based therapies tailored to individuals, couples and family members in need of support.

Physical rehabilitation and wellbeing

Targeted programs to help with recovery from injury and improve health and wellbeing.

Social connection activities

Regular opportunities for mateship and peer support through social and family activities.

Skills for recovery programs

Innovative skills-based programs to improve resilience and quality of life.

Our Impact

We’re actively changing lives, one connection at a time. We’re here to provide support, rehabilitation and hope to those who have served, and their families. We have over 7,300 registered Mates and family members and in 2021 provided:

 

  • 27,100+ Face-to-face and online connections

  • 3,653 Psychology appointments

  • 3,955 Exercise physiology sessions

  • 13,209 Social connections

More on our impact 

Helping a mate will change their life and yours

It is only through the generosity of corporate partners, fundraising and donations that we can meet the ever-increasing need for our services and help veterans and their families. Your support matters. 

How you can be involved

Latest news

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The impacts of transitioning on families

While transitioning from the Defence Force may offer unique challenges for those who have served, it’s important to note the impact that transitioning can also have on their partners and families.

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Ipswich Family Recovery Centre opening soon

Mates4Mates is excited to announce that the Ipswich Family Recovery Centre will officially open to Mates and family members from Monday, 27 February 2023.

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The benefits of hydrotherapy

Mates4Mates Exercise Physiologists target all aspects of health and wellbeing that are vital for recovery from the impacts of service. This includes a range of group exercise physiology classes, including hydrotherapy.