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

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.

Social connection activities

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

Skills for recovery programs

Innovative skills-based programs to improve resilience and quality of life.

Our Impact

We’re actively changing lives, one connection at a time. We’re here to provide support, rehabilitation and hope to those who have served, and their families. We have over 7,300 registered Mates and family members and in 2021 provided:

 

  • 27,100+ Face-to-face and online connections

  • 3,653 Psychology appointments

  • 3,955 Exercise physiology sessions

  • 13,209 Social connections

More on our impact 

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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Breaking down psychological treatments: EMDR

A highly effective therapy for veterans with PTSD is EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing therapy, which can help process memories related to trauma and provide relief from PTSD symptoms.

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Encouraging self-care for partners and carers

Partners and carers of veterans often prioritise the needs of another over their own. It’s important that partners feel supported to look after their own health and wellbeing.

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How psychologists can help with pain management

When treating chronic pain effectively, it’s important to address not only the physical but also the emotional and psychological aspects. A psychologist can help with this.