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Program Name: Collaborative Support programs of New Jersey
Agency Name: CSP-NJ
Year the Program was Started: 1985
Public Contact Person: see above
Address: 11 Spring Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
Telephone #: 732-780-1175
Fax #: 732-780-8977
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Housing, Recovery Education, Other
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: Over $400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 20+
Paid Part-Time: 20+
Volunteers: 20+
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: Majority
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: access to safe and decent affordable housing create employment opportunities opeartion of consumer run self-help centers recovery and wellness education systems change through program and service innovation
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Quality of life Empowerment and satisfaction
Program Mission Statement: Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc. (CSP-NJ) is a private not-for-profit organization. The agency is directed, managed and staffed through collaborative efforts of mental health consumers, survivors and non-consumers. CSP-NJ strives to provide individualized, flexible community based services that promote responsibility, recovery and wellness. This is done through the creation and administration of self-help centers, supportive housing, advocacy, and entrepreneurial programs for adults with mental health issues and other special needs. CSP-NJ shares a vision of healing and hope, which is promoted by choice, freedom, inclusion and destigmatization. Our greatest resource is the life experiences of persons working through their own recovery.

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