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Program Information
Program Name: The Peer Connection
Agency Name: Alegent Health
Year the Program was Started: 2007
Address: 622 South 4th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 68124
Telephone #: 712-242-2500
Fax #: 712-242-1054
Email Address: None
Program Category: Peer Support, Recovery Education, Support Group
Target Participants:
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: 1-2
Volunteers: 20+
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: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: None
Cost for materials? N/A
Program Goals: To be an integrated member of society
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Additional Information: Come to The Peer Connection for fellowship, to socialize, attend educational groups, watch a movie, hang out, enjoy a sporting event or connect with a Peer Specialist. A Peer Specialist can help you on a specific goal you want to reach, but need a little guidance to achieve. Recovery is the Journey, let The Peer Connection staff be your Compass!

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