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Program Information
Program Name: Serenity Steps
Agency Name: The Alternative Life Center
Year the Program was Started: 2003
Public Contact Person: Ellen Tavino
Address: 567 Main ST.
Berlin, NH 03570
Telephone #: 603-752-8111
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Peer Support
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $10,000-$40,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
Volunteers: None
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? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: None
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To support each other through education, advocacy and peer support to move towards the life each individual wants to live.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide a sanctuary where people 18 years old and older learn to create a personal vision leading to their own recovery. This journey toward recovery occurs in a compassionate atmosphere through education, peer support, sharing of common experiences and utilizing individual as well as community resources".

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