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Program Information
Program Name: The Gathering Place
Agency Name: Greassroots Empowerment Project Stable Life, Inc
Year the Program was Started: 1996
Public Contact Person: Ann Hoffman
Address: 1001 Cherry St
Green Bay, WI 54301
Telephone #: 920-430-9187
Email Address: None
Program Category: Drop-in Center, Peer Support, Support Group
Target Participants:
African American, Native American/Alaskan, Men, Women, Co-occurring substance abuse, Trauma Survivors, Persons w/ Criminal Justice Issues, Persons who are Homeless, Veterans, Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults
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: 10-20
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? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Individual training, Guides/Manuals
Cost for materials? N/A
Program Goals: To reduce the need for crisis intervention, diversion center and inpatient hospitalization. To work with Peer Specialists to obtain the above.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: The Gathering Place is a recovery center where our members help each other to seek recovery through peer support and the sharing of life experiences in a atmosphere of dignity and respect.
Additional Information: Operated 100% by mental health consumers. Own a house with the following; entry with a wall of resources, gathering area, lending library, kitchen, conference room, computer lab, office and lower level recreation room. Full calendar of activities monthly.

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