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Program Name: Horizon's Peer Support Center
Agency Name: Ridgeview Hospital
Year the Program was Started: 1996
Public Contact Person: Sharon Straton
Address: 11 Joel Lane
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Telephone #: (865) 483-5457
Fax #: (865) 481-8187
Email Address: ordropincent@comcast.net
Website URL: ridgeviewresources.net
Program Category: Peer Support
Target Participants:
Adults
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: Under $10,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 3-5
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
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: None
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Provides a safe and friendly place for people with a history of psychological disorder to socialize, develop relationships and start down the path to self-empowerment. Participants at the centers plan all activities and support groups. Dinner is served each day.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: To help and support folks with a mental illness. Assistance with housing and keeping an individual's independance.
Additional Information: Hours: Mon - Fri 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm Intake Process: Call (865) 483-5457- appointment needed. Referral by physician, case manager, therapist.

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