Directory of Consumer Driven Services
Program Information
Program Name: Consumer Legislative Voice
Year the Program was Started: 1998
Public Contact Person: Carole Willey
Address: P.O. Box 4326
Tumwater, WA 98501
Telephone #: 360-352-5361
Fax #: None
Email Address:
Program Category: Advocacy, Peer Support, Other
Target Participants:
African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American/Alaskan, Men, Women, Co-occurring substance abuse, Trauma Survivors, Persons on Inpatient Units, Adults
Program Setting:
Annual Program Budget: None
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 1-2
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Sometimes
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Other
Cost for materials? N/A
Program Goals: Develop consumer engagement of the Washington Legislative process by lobbying for or against mental health bills, including PACT, IOC & OCC bills.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: In our society by: Promoting self-advocacy to dynamically impact our society & Challenging society to improve the behavioral health care system at all levels of mental health reform through legislative activism.

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