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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're actively changing lives

Physical rehabilitation and wellbeing

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

Psychological Services

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

Skills for recovery programs

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

Social connection activities

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

Our Impact

We’re changing lives, one connection at a time. We’re here to provide support, rehabilitation and hope to people who serve, and their families. We have over 4,600 registered Mates and family members and in 2019 provided:

  • 25,000+ Face-to-face contacts nationally

  • 4,471 Psychology appointments

  • 11,518 Physical rehabilitation and wellbeing connections

  • 8,422 Social connections

More on our organisation
Impacting lives through support.

Can you help one more Mate today?

It’s is estimated that almost half the veteran community experience mental health issues within a 12 month period. No one should have to go through injury and illness alone. Your gift can provide access to a mental health professional to help a Mate on their journey to recovery.

 

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PTSD Awareness Day

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Clinical services now easier to access

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