Making Friends, Changing Lives.

Compeer Chautauqua

Good things happen when you've got a friend:

Friends listen

Friends share

Friends believe in each other

Compeer friends change lives - one hour a time


Compeer Mission


Compeer Chautauqua’s mission is to use the power of supportive friendships to improve the lives of adults, children and families who are striving for good mental health and wellness. Compeer Chautauqua works diligently in partnership with community members, organizations and corporate supporters to effect collective impact on changed attitudes and reduced stigma towards those with social and emotional barriers.

Compeer Vision


Compeer’s vision is to see communities embrace individuals and their families living with social and emotional barriers leading to reduced isolation, plentiful opportunities for community integration, recovery and a greater quality of life; when living, learning, working and volunteering in the community is given expression through the social inclusion of all individuals and supported by the power of friendship and hope.


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The Compeer Model is proudly recognized by SAMHSA as highly effective by its inclusion in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices

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