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Program Information
Program Name: Moving Forward Self-Help Center
Agency Name: Collaborative Support Programs of NJ
Year the Program was Started: 1985
Public Contact Person: Irene Sanborn
Address: 8 Spring Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
Telephone #: (800) 227-3729
Fax #: (732) 780-8977
Email Address: None
Website URL:
Program Category: Drop-in Center, Housing, Peer Support
Target Participants:
African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American/Alaskan, Men, Women, LGBT, Co-occurring substance abuse, Co-occurring HIV/AIDS, Co-occurring MR/DD, Trauma Survivors, Persons on Inpatient Units, Persons w/ Criminal Justice Issues, Persons who are Homeless, Veterans, Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $100,000-$200,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
Volunteers: 10-20
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: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? No
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. Employment, education community support networks, housing, advocacy, etc.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: To provide a safe, warm, welcoming and harmonious environment conducive to wellness and recovery.

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