What is Peer support?

"A system of giving and receiving help founded on key principles of respect, shared responsibility, and mutual agreement of what is helpful."

Starting a peer support service

So, you want to start a peer support service?  The Centre of Excellence in Peer Support has released 3 training modules that may be of assistance

Find peer support services

We are compiling a list of peer support services in Victoria. If yours is not listed, please add it.


Find practical resources such as sample forms, checklists and guides.



Access recent research on peer support.


Project Partners

  • Mind Australia
  • The Compassionate Friends
  • Eating Disorders Victoria
  • Post and Antenatal Depression Association
  • Action Disability Ethnicity Community
  • Anxiety Recovery Centre of Victoria
  • GROW