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Program Information
Program Name: Reston Drop-In Center, Inc.
Year the Program was Started: 2006
Public Contact Person: Elaine Weadon
Address: 1820 Michael Faraday Drive
Reston, VA 20190
Telephone #: (703) 437-5105
Fax #: (703) 787-0543
Email Address:
Program Category: Drop-in Center
Target Participants:
African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Men, Women, Adults
Program Setting:
Annual Program Budget: $40,000-$70,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: 5-10
Volunteers: 1-2
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: Individual training
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To give a stress-free environment to clients.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Visited other drop-in centers in New Jersey.
Program Mission Statement: Reston Drop-In center is a mental health consumer-run ce3nter which provides a safe, stigma-free, low stress, independent environment. Reston Drop-IOn Center will provide an environment of support where consumers can relax, feel respected and accepted and have the opportunity to connect and bond with a network of friends. Reston Drop-In Center offers a place for learning and growth and a place designed to empower mental health consumers to realize a lifestyle centered on wellness.
Additional Information: Our program is for persons who have mental health issues, to deal with those issues at their own pace.

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