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Program Information
Program Name: Rick Vanstory Centers Inc.
Year the Program was Started: 2009
Public Contact Person: Allen Conover
Address: 801 North West Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Telephone #: (302) 691-7946
Fax #: (302) 691-7951
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Clubhouse, Homeless Outreach, Recreation/Arts
Target Participants:
Co-occurring substance abuse, Persons who are Homeless, Young Adults, Adults
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: 3-5
Volunteers: 5-10
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: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website, Other
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To be a supportive body, while assisting members in different parts of their recovery with a housing first policy.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Monthly reports to DSAMH.
Program Mission Statement: The mission of the Rick VanStory Resource Center (RVRC) is to be the premier peer support center promoting recovery, quality of life, advocacy, education, mutual support, peer directed services, and participation in mental health policy design for individuals throughout the state of Delaware (RVRC) also proudly accepts donations of all kinds please call to support our cause.

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