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Program Information
Program Name: Project Share Consumer Center
Agency Name: Mental Health Association of SE Penna.
Year the Program was Started: 1987
Public Contact Person: Carla Forrest
Address: 401 Chester Pike
Darby, PA 19023
Telephone #: 610-536-6330
Fax #: 610-532-6336
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Drop-in Center
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Annual Program Budget: $100,000-$200,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 3-5
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
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? Always
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available:
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To provide peer support in a safe environment. Help to develop employment skills and employment focused groups . Provide education/guest speaker to members about issues that affect their lives.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Outcomes have been assessed for this program. (1. Consumer Satisfaction Survey was conducted (internal), 2. Take daily attendance and count the increase or decrease in participation, 3 Track consumer issues and concerns that are discussed at the weekly house meeting)
Program Mission Statement: The mission of the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania's Consumer Centers is to provide a safe haven for adults which promotes ongoing recovery through peer support, advocacy, empowerment and social skills development in a culturally competent manner.

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