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Program Information
Program Name: Gathering Hope House
Year the Program was Started: 2005
Public Contact Person: Traci Jacobs
Address: 1173 North Ridge Road East Suite 102
Lorain, OH 44055
Telephone #: 440-233-7400
Fax #: 440-233-7411
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Homeless Outreach, Peer Support, Recovery Education
Target Participants:
Persons who are Homeless, 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: 3-5
Paid Part-Time: 10-20
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? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Program brochure
Cost for materials? N/A
Program Goals: Education, advocacy and support to those with a mental illness. Gathering Hope House also provides outreach to those with a mental illness and are homeless.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Gathering Hope House encourages mental health consumers to join together as members, inspiring and supporting one another's personal growth and recovery. Together, members will also challenge the community in which they live to develop compassion and acceptance of all.

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