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.

Psychological services

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

Physical rehabilitation and wellbeing

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

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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New ways to connect at Christmas

The Christmas season means different things to people depending on their social, family, economic, religious and health circumstances. Whilst it is often depicted in the media as a joyous, exciting, and rewarding time, the reality is that not everyone experiences the season like this. This year our circumstances may also be radically altered because of COVID-19 restrictions, changing the way we can connect with others.

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International Men's Day

November is a great month for us to be thinking about Men’s health. Movember is a month-long event that runs throughout November and International Men’s Day was on the 19 November.

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National Appeal Day hits milestone

Two weeks on from our second annual National Appeal Day (held 5 November) and we’re still overwhelmed by the generosity of our community! Thanks to our supporters, we raised an incredible $106,000.