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Friends make a difference.

Compeer

Making Friends. Changing Lives.

Of Johnson County Iowa

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Text Box: If you are a resident of Johnson County and would like to receive Compeer services please ask your Mental Health Professional to refer you to Karen Fox:
Compeer of Johnson County, 319.338.7884 x 245
kfox@meimhc.org
Text Box: Compeer of Johnson County is part of the only non-profit international network of affiliates which matches community volunteers in supportive one-to-one friendship relationships with people receiving mental health treatment. The Johnson County Compeer program was established in 2002 and has served over 70 individuals since then.  We are always looking for compassionate caring adult volunteers who want to make a positive difference in another person's life.
Text Box: Compeer's Mission Statement
Compeerís mission is to reduce the loneliness and isolation of adults receiving mental health treatment by developing structured friendships with community volunteers.
	
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You can choose to spend time with someone your own age, or older, or younger than yourself. 
You will select a friend who has interests similar to yours.  
You and your new friend will spend time doing things together that both of you enjoy once a week for about an hour each week.
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