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Program Name: Iris Place
Agency Name: NAMI Fox Valley
Year the Program was Started: 2015
Public Contact Person: Karen Iverson Riggers
Address: 1213 S. Matthias St.
Appleton, WI 54915
Telephone #: (920)815-3217
Email Address: irisplace@namifoxvalley.org
Website URL: irisplacewi.org
Program Category: Crisis Prevention/Respite, Peer Companion, Peer Support
Target Participants:
Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $200,000-$400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 5-10
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
Volunteers: 5-10
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: None
Cost for materials? N/A
Program Goals: Our program goals are the introduction of new skills to facilitate recovery, to decrease our guests utilization of the emergency room for mental health crises, and to increase their independence and feelings of connectedness and well-being.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Iris Place provides a safe and welcoming environment that offers an opportunity for individuals who are experiencing emotional distress or crisis to grow and change through the support of others with lived experience.
Additional Information: Please call us, like our facebook page (Iris Place), or look at our website to find out more. We are happy to answer any questions you might have!

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