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Program Name: Russian River Empowerment Center
Agency Name: West County Community Services
Year the Program was Started: 2007
Public Contact Person: Jessica Wolfe
Address: 16390 Main Street
Guerneville, CA 95446
Telephone #: (707) 604-7264
Fax #: (707) 869-3683
Email Address: empowerment@westcountyservices.org
Website URL: www.westcountyservices.org/pages/empowerment.html
Program Category: Drop-in Center, Peer Support, 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: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
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? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Some
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Provides a safe and supportive haven for those who want to transcend serious and persistent mental illness. With peer support, we nurture positive self-worth, recovery, self-determination, responsibility, and choice.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: The Russian River Empowerment Center is a consumer-driven mental health and wellness drop-in center that provides a safe and supportive haven for those who want to transcend serious and persistent mental illness. With peer support, we nurture positive self-worth, recovery, self-determination, responsibility, and choice. Choosing your own path Empowers you to move from surviving to Thriving.

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