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Program Name: Peer Outreach Support Teams
Agency Name: Mental Health Association in Atlantic County
Year the Program was Started: 1984
Public Contact Person: Anne Groh
Address: 1127 North New Road
Absecon, NJ 08201
Telephone #: 609-272-1700
Fax #: 609-484-0123
Email Address: agroh@mhanj.org
Website URL: www.mhaac.info
Program Category: Homeless Outreach, Peer Support, Recovery Education
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Mobile/Transitional
Annual Program Budget: $10,000-$40,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
Volunteers: 1-2
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: Some
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: To reduce isolation and asist consumers on their road to recovery.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Peer Outreach Support Team POST staff assist peers in their journey towards recovery through resource identification, education, advocacy and linkage.

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