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Program Name: El Centrito de Apoyo
Agency Name: Project Return Peer Support Network
Year the Program was Started: 2008
Public Contact Person: Angelica Garcia
Address: 2677 Zoe Avenue
#303A
Huntington Park, CA 90255
Telephone #: (323) 312-0640
Fax #: (323) 312-0642
Email Address: agarcia@prpsn.org
Website URL: www.mhala.org
Program Category: Support Group
Target Participants:
Hispanic
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: 3-5
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 3-5
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: Training curricula, Program brochure
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: 1. Increase awareness of mental health services and issues in the Latino community through culturally appropriate outreach and education 2. Decrease stigma 3. Deliver services in monolingual Spanish 4. Transform the current system of care by enriching and empowering the Latino community to create its own wellness, recovery, resilience and sustainability
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Project Return Peer Support Network promotes wellness, personal growth and self-determination for people who have experienced mental illness by providing social opportunities, education and community involvement. We believe in diversity, acceptance, advocacy, and empowerment while encouraging people to transform their lives.

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