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Program Name: Friendship Circle Peer Support Center
Agency Name: Volunteer Behavioral Health
Year the Program was Started: 1996
Public Contact Person: Brenda Housley
Address: 412 Delaware Avenue
Datyon, TN 37321
Telephone #: (423) 570-0077
Email Address: bhousley@vbhcs.org
Program Category: Peer Support, Recovery Education, Support Group
Target Participants:
Other
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $40,000-$70,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: None
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? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Some
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: None
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Having the friendship of those who have been down the road to recovery, with the assistance, support, and understanding of one friend often makes the road to recovery a lot easier.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No

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