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Program Information
Program Name: Living, Inc. , LINC
Year the Program was Started: 1978
Public Contact Person: Robert Clayton
Address: 1314 E. Park Street
Olathe, KS 66061
Telephone #: (913) 768-6970
Fax #: (913) 768-6970
Email Address: livinginc@comcast.net
Program Category: Advocacy, Drop-in Center, Support Group
Target Participants:
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: None
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: Individual training, Program brochure, Other
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: LINC provides opportunities for consumers to accomplish leadership positions, increase education goals, attend grant writing and fundraising drives, and also increase knowledge by researching on mental health topics.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Our vision is that LINC will provide for any and all persons with mental illness a place to grow as individuals and to find support from other consumers in their own consumer, peer-to-peer, consumer-run organization.
Additional Information: Open Tuesday through Saturday from 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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