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Program Information
Program Name: Oasis Peer Support & Resource Center A.K.A. The Harmony Center
Agency Name: Oasis Rehabilitation Center and Stars Inc.
Year the Program was Started: 2007
Public Contact Person: Steven Oppenheimer
Address: 81840 Avenue 46
Suite 107
Indio, CA 92201
Telephone #: 760-238-5981
Fax #: 760-238-5985
Email Address: soppenheimer@starsinc.com
Program Category: Employment, Housing, Peer Support
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $70,000-$100,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 3-5
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
Volunteers: 3-5
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Other
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Wellness and Recovery for all; peer support; employment; housing; benefits; to open Peer Support Centers in Banning, CA and Blythe, CA.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: CQI questionaires though our parent company.
Program Mission Statement: Our purpose is to express wellness and recovery by empowering people to change their own lives, by providing them with a safe, loving non-judgemental place where they can find information, support, and a sense of community. Our goal is to outreach spreading the message that Recovery is Real.
Additional Information: Recovery is Real! The Harmony Center is peer driven and operated. The community is made up of members, an advisory council, staff, family members, and community volunteers. This approach underscores the expertiese of these individuals in the areas of mental health and substance abuse; we are experts by virture of "having been there." We envision that the Harmony Center will be run by its members in a non-judgemental community FREE FROM STIGMA!

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