You aren’t alone! Talk to someone who’s been there.
NKF PEERS is a peer mentoring program, where kidney patients are connected via phone with trained mentors who have been there themselves. Peer mentors can share their experiences with dialysis, transplant, or living kidney donation with you.
Who is NKF PEERS for?
I have kidney disease and need help.
I am thinking about donating a kidney and want to learn more.
I’m doing well and want to help others.
How it Works:
We’ll find the right person to talk with you, based on your personal situation.
You’ll connect with them through a toll-free, confidential phone system, one-on-one.
Watch to Learn More
Hear from a mentor and mentee on their relationship through the NKF Peers program.
FAQ for People Needing Support
Who is this program for?
The program offers support to kidney patients in any of these situations:
It also offers help to people who are thinking about donating a kidney to someone, and to people who have already donated a kidney and need information or support.
Who will be helping me?
How will this program help me?
Through this program, you can:
How does the program work?
Will I be talking to someone one-on-one?
Can my Peer Mentor recommend a doctor for me?
Is it private?
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