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Program Information
Program Name: CHOICE New Rochelle
Year the Program was Started: 1997
Public Contact Person: Guy Fessdenden
Address: 420 North Avenue
2nd Floor
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Telephone #: 914-576-0173
Fax #: 914-576-0178
Email Address:
Website URL: www,
Program Category: Advocacy, Homeless Outreach, Technical Assistance
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: Over $400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 10-20
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
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: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Assist mental health clientele to secure housing, advocacy, case management, and employment services on an ongoing and recurring basis.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Our programs are offered to people who have traditionally been under-served and need assistance to obtain or maintain vital benefits and services -- people who have lost their homes, their families, their health. We seek to enable consumers to become or remain fully empowered, independent and integrated in the community.

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