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Program Information
Program Name: Advocacy, Peer Support, Education, Information & Referral
Agency Name: Mental Health Association of Tarrant County
Year the Program was Started: Before 1965
Address: 3136 W. 4th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Telephone #: (817) 335-5405
Fax #: (817)334-0025
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Advocacy, Peer Support, Other
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: 20+
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? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Some
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: Provide mental health consumers, family members and professionals educational opportunities, advocacy, information and referral, and peer support in Tarrant and surrounding areas.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Wellness Recovery Action Planning classes have been evaluated externally through research and internally through pre-post testing.
Program Mission Statement: The mission of MHATC is to promote mental health, advocate for improved care and treatment of persons with mental illness, provide assistance through social support, community education, information, referral, and advocacy for residents in long term care.

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