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Program Information
Program Name: Wellness and Advocacy Center
Agency Name: Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire
Year the Program was Started: 2007
Public Contact Person: Amy Breckenridge
Address: 3400 Chanate Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Telephone #: 707 565-7804
Fax #: 707 565-7838
Email Address: Abreckenridge@gire.org
Website URL: www.wellnessandadvocacy.org
Program Category: Advocacy, Drop-in Center, Peer Support
Target Participants:
Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, LGBT, Adolescents
Program Setting:
Other
Annual Program Budget: $200,000-$400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 10-20
Volunteers: 10-20
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: Some
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Individual training, Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Create a healthy, recovery oriented environment where individuals can pursue individual goals, pursue socialization, develop self- direction and self empowerment.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: To support individuals living with mental health challenges to develop and sustain health and well being through self empowerment.
Additional Information: We offer a career/computer lab for self directed job search, an open art studio and art gallery to promote and sell art work and create advocacy, a variety of self help groups are on-going and member driven and also house a Peer/Self Advocacy component through Disability Rights California.

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