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Program Information
Program Name: The Well
Agency Name: Mental Health Association of SE Penna.
Year the Program was Started: 1994
Public Contact Person: Christopher Brown
Address: 2221-25 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Telephone #: (267) 507-3470
Fax #: 215-235-2259
Email Address: cbrown@mhasp.org
Website URL: www.mhasp.org
Program Category: Clubhouse
Target Participants:
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: None
Volunteers: None
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: Some
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Some
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Other
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: To provide education to members about mental health issues, treatment, and clubhouse opportunities. To perform assessments in efforts to prioritize members' treatment needs and personal goals.. To advocate for the right to compassionate and competent treatment.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Outcomes have been assessed for this program. The Clubhouse has had outcome measures assessed/researched by the International Center for Clubhouse Development, the Consumer Satisfaction Team, the Office of Behavioral Health, and CBH.
Program Mission Statement: The mission of the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania's Unity House Clubhouse Project is to provide a healthy, stimulating and supportive environment for persons with mental illness in a culturally competent manner.
Additional Information: Unity House is a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program that functions under the clubhouse model. The model is based on the work-ordered-day, which provides meaningful activities focusing on the strengths, talents, and abilities of the member. The program also provides education tutoring, advocacy, and employment opportunities as ongoing support for the clubhouse community.

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