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Program Information
Program Name: Recovery Dane
Year the Program was Started: 2011
Public Contact Person: Cheri Linehan
Address: 1810 South Park Street
Madison, WI 53713
Telephone #: 608-237-1661
Fax #: 608-237-6035
Email Address: cheril@recoverydane.org
Website URL: www.recoverydane.org
Program Category: Advocacy, Peer Support, Recovery Education
Target Participants:
African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American/Alaskan, Men, Women, LGBT, Co-occurring substance abuse, Trauma Survivors, Persons on Inpatient Units, Persons w/ Criminal Justice Issues, Persons who are Homeless, Children, Families of Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults, Other
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $70,000-$100,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
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: Individual training, Program brochure, Website, Other
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Recovery Dane Resource Center is were consumers, their families, friends, and professionals can promptly access information and referral, as well as teaching, training, networking, support and other tools to support consumer self empowerment, wellness, self advocacy and Recovery. Provide 40 hours a week of information and referral service by phone Provide case management referrals for Dane County Serve as the networking hub of mutual support for consumers. Provide support groups and walk in service in Dane county oriented around mental health services.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Recovery Dane is where consumers, their families and friends, and professionals can promptly access not just information and referral, but also teaching, training, networking, support and other tools to support consumer self-empowerment, wellness, self-advocacy and Recovery.
Additional Information: All staff are peer support specialist. We are starting a large database that will be made and run by peer support specialists. Once 1959i billing comes through in WI we intend to start a peer support case management program.

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