Adopt-A-Patient name changes to Compeer.
The National Institute of Mental Health selects Compeer as a national model and provided funding to encourage replication of the model throughout the nation.
The organization incorporates as Compeer, Inc.
The first National Conference is held—with 18 Compeer programs in 15 states.
Compeer receives the first New York State Eleanor Roosevelt Community Service Award.
St. Vincent DuPaul Society’s Compeer Sydney program receives national recognition as a recipient of the NAB Award, a statewide recognition as a best practice volunteer organization.
Compeer celebrates 40 years of healing through the power of friendship and 40 years of success of the award-winning Compeer model.