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Program Information
Program Name: Federation of Families of the Piedmont
Year the Program was Started: 2007
Public Contact Person: Natasha Lyles
Address: 664 Berry Shoals Rd
Duncan, SC 29334
Telephone #: 864-486-8917
Email Address: info@upstateparentsnetwork.org
Website URL: www.upstateparentsnetwork.org
Program Category: Advocacy, Peer Support, Support Group
Target Participants:
Families of Children
Program Setting:
Borrowed Space (church, school, community center)
Annual Program Budget: None
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 1-2
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: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Individual training, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: The program goals are to provide support, information, training as well as help to erase the stigma of pediatric bipolar disorder.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: PBC is a newly formed nonprofit corporation with the intent to help support as well as educate parents, teachers, and the community about Pediatric Bipolar Disorder as well as other neurological disorders.
Additional Information: Families dealing with such an ill child can quickly become exhausted, traumatized, and isolated, and this new parent lead group intends to provide support, friendship, and information to the parents, grandparents, friends and teachers.

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