Directory of Consumer Driven Services
Program Information
Program Name: New York City Voices
Year the Program was Started: 1995
Public Contact Person: Marvin Spieler
Address: 777 Seaview Avenue
Bldg. 9 Room 401A
Statan Island, NY 10305
Telephone #: (718) 667-2893
Fax #: (646)349-3695
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Advocacy, Community Education, Peer Support
Target Participants:
African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American/Alaskan, Men, Women, LGBT, Co-occurring substance abuse, Co-occurring HIV/AIDS, Co-occurring MR/DD, Trauma Survivors, Persons on Inpatient Units, Persons w/ Criminal Justice Issues, Persons who are Homeless, Veterans, Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults, Other
Program Setting:
Annual Program Budget: $70,000-$100,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
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? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Website, Other
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: mentoring, skills development, advocacy, public education. we wish to restore humanity to mental health consumers in the public eye
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: in development as we incorporate
Additional Information: we may develop into the first-ever non-profit corporation governed and staffed by a mental health consumer majority in New York City. to donate, volunteer, join our board, receive our newspaper, or to come to our events, we encourage you to contact us.

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