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Program Information
Program Name: Sacred Creations
Year the Program was Started: 2008
Public Contact Person: AJ French
Address: 2735 E. Broadway, Ste. B
Alton, IL 62002
Telephone #: (618) 792-2049
Email Address: aj.french@sacredcreations.org
Website URL: www.sacredcreations.org
Program Category: Advocacy, Peer Support
Target Participants:
Adults
Program Setting:
Borrowed Space (church, school, community center)
Annual Program Budget: Under $10,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
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? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Website, Other
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Our program goal is to change the world through Life Recovery & Life Preservation. Life Recovery focuses on self-needs. Life Recovery services assist individuals in their personal and/or professional recovery journey. Life Preservation focuses on systems-needs. Life Preservation services are collaborative advocacy endeavors which advance meaningful change within society.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Understanding that all people are sacred creations of God, it is our mission to recognize and celebrate the strengths of individuals diagnosed with mental illnesses while providing housing and life recovery services. We envision a society where those whom we are called to empower will live with dignity and harmony within the local community while experiencing acceptance, personal growth and respect. We move forward in the Name of Jesus Christ with boldness and humility giving credit and glory to the One who makes all things possible.
Additional Information: Sacred Creations statewide membership consists of persons from diverse faith traditions and individuals who are not part of a formal faith community who are united by our Life Recovery & Life Preservation services who are ready to change the world.

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