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Program Information
Program Name: SHARE!
Agency Name: Emotional Health Association
Year the Program was Started: 1992
Public Contact Person: Ruth Hollman
Address: 6666 Green Valley Circle
Culver City, CA 90230
Telephone #: (310) 846-5270
Fax #: (310) 846-4199
Email Address: ruth@shareselfhelp.org
Website URL: www.shareselfhelp.org
Program Category: Drop-in Center, Housing, Support Group
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: 10-20
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
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: Training curricula, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals:

To catch people falling through the cracks.

To reduce substance abuse, mental illness, joblessness, homelessness, isolation

Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Thomasina Borkman, George Mason University Emeritus, evaluated SHARE!
Program Mission Statement: The mission of SHARE!, the Self-Help and Recovery Exchange, is to help people in Los Angeles pursue personal growth and change.
Additional Information: SHARE! manages two client-run centers, volunteer-to-jobs, a countywide self-help support group referral service, countywide Collaborative Housing and recovery events.

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