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Program Information
Program Name: Empowerment Network
Year the Program was Started: 2000
Public Contact Person: Gabrielle Blackwell
Address: 5 E. Main St
Fremont, MI 49412
Telephone #: (231) 924-3901
Fax #: (231) 924-3162
Email Address:
Program Category: Drop-in Center
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $100,000-$200,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 5-10
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? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Program brochure, Guides/Manuals
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To in maintaining stable mental health and alleviating stigma.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: through the department of community health and CARF
Program Mission Statement: Our mission is to be a consumer run support network and resource center for persons with mental health issues and developmental disabilities in Newaygo County.
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