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Program Information
Program Name: Empowerment Initiatives
Year the Program was Started: 2004
Public Contact Person: Kristi Jamison
Address: 3941 SE Hawthorne
Portland, OR 97214
Telephone #: (503) 249-1413
Fax #: (503) 282-1554
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Advocacy, Crisis Prevention/Respite, Peer Support
Target Participants:
Trauma Survivors, Young Adults, Adults
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: 3-5
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: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website, Other
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: .
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: SAMHSA
Program Mission Statement: To be a catalyst providing individuals with mental health diagnoses opportunities for choice and development of personal goals, using the four principles of self determination. Freedom, Authority, Responsibility, Support.

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