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Program Information
Program Name: On Our Own of Howard County, Inc.
Agency Name: On Our Own of maryland, Inc.
Year the Program was Started: 1985
Public Contact Person: Wesley Tolbert
Address: 6440 Dobbin Road, Suite B
Columbia, MD 21045
Telephone #: 410-772-7905
Fax #: 410-772-7906
Email Address: wesley@ooohci.org
Website URL: www.ooohci.org
Program Category: Drop-in Center, Peer Support, Support Group
Target Participants:
Other
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $100,000-$200,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
Volunteers: 5-10
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? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To help mental health consumers become functioning members of society
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Our mission is to promote recovery, provide peer-support, an enviroment of understanding, advocacy and education on important issues of concern to consumers of mental health services.

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