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Program Information
Program Name: Pleasant Moments
Agency Name: CSP
Year the Program was Started: 1992
Public Contact Person: Elondaq Simpson
Address: 465 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07114
Telephone #: (973) 991-2773
Email Address:
Program Category: Drop-in Center, Homeless Outreach, Peer Support
Target Participants:
African American, Hispanic, Men, Women, Persons w/ Criminal Justice Issues, Persons who are Homeless, Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults
Program Setting:
Correctional facility
Annual Program Budget: $10,000-$40,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: None
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: Some
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: CSPNJ's Self-Help Centers are designed to empower mental health consumers to realize a lifestyle centered on wellness, a balanced state of social, spiritual, mental, emotional and physical health.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Our self-help centers' mission is to create a warm welcoming place where people can gain skills and motivation to set and achieve wellness goals necessary for recovery. We strive to offer opportunities to access education, support and resources to help people in recovery realize a lifestyle centered on wellness in all dimensions (physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, social, occupational, environmental, and financial).

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