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Program Name: Western Mass. Recovery Learning Community
Agency Name: Western Mass Training Consortium
Year the Program was Started: 2007
Public Contact Person: Sera Davidow
Address: 187 High Street
Suite 303
Holyoke, MA 01040
Telephone #: (413) 539-5941
Fax #: (413) 536-5466
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Other
Target Participants:
Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults
Program Setting:
Annual Program Budget: Over $400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 5-10
Paid Part-Time: 10-20
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: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: We believe that human relationships are at the center of what heals people who have experienced extreme emotional states, trauma, mental health diagnoses and a variety of other challenges in life. Our lived experience and "humanness" is what unites us. Our stories, collective wisdom and strength are what guide us and our community to wellness.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: The Western Mass. Recovery Learning Community (RLC) creates conditions that support recovery at both the individual and community level through trauma-sensitive peer supports and the development of a regional network.

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