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

Social connection activities

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

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.

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

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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Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a particular set of reactions that can develop in people who have been through a traumatic event. One of our Psychologists explains what PTSD is, the impacts it can have and the treatments available. Read more.

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Help for when the road is rocky

One of our fundraisers, Cathy, spent her holidays making and selling rocky road to help veterans in need. As the spouse of a veteran, she knows first-hand the challenges that veterans can face and found an easy way to give back! Here’s what she had to say about her fundraising.

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Setting SMART goals for success in 2021

When we welcome the New Year, many of us will set goals with good intentions. Read our latest article on setting SMART goals for 2021 and sticking to them.