The Companion Program

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  • February 7, 2017

Federation of Organization’s Companion Program provides opportunities for people in recovery to explore vocational goals by volunteering at community sites such as social programs, adult homes, hospitals, outreach programs, food pantries and soup kitchens.  Through the principles of peer support and self-help, companions strive to improve the quality of life for other individuals within the mental health community. We believe that people with common life experiences can be mutually supportive and, through shared activities, help each other to reach goals and foster increased self-worth.  Participants in the Companion Program may receive a meal allowance, travel reimbursement; paid vacation, sick and personal days.  They also receive on the job training and support.  In addition, individuals can benefit from involvement in social activities, peer support and friendship