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Program Information
Program Name: Discovery Resource Center
Agency Name: Mental Health America
Year the Program was Started: 2000
Address: 1609 East Palmdale Avenue
Suite G
Palmdale, CA 93550
Telephone #: 661-947-1595
Fax #: 661-272-0415
Email Address: None
Website URL:
Program Category: Drop-in Center, Peer Support, Support Group
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $200,000-$400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: 5-10
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: Some
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Program brochure
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: The center is the valley’s first mental health program run by people with mental illness. It offers education classes, recovery group meetings, life and work skills training, an information library, computer instruction and social activities in the community.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Our goal is to help people integrate into a healthy productive life in their community.

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