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Program Information
Program Name: Jeanene Brown Drop-In Center
Agency Name: Peace River Center
Year the Program was Started: 1995
Public Contact Person: Chip Jones
Address: 2326 Edgewood Drive, East
Lakeland, FL 33803
Telephone #: 863 413-2788
Fax #: 863 413-2789
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Drop-in Center, Recreation/Arts, Support Group
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $40,000-$70,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
Volunteers: 3-5
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? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Individual training, Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Support groups Recreational activies Presentations relevant to recovery Peer support Socialization Education
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide a safe, supportive community where mental health consumers can socialize, participate in their own growth and development, and find encouragement and hope.
Additional Information: The Jeanene Brown Drop-In Center currently hosts five peer led support groups including a Depression and Bipolar Alliance (DBSA) and Social Phobics Anonymous (SPA)

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