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Program Information
Program Name: Paradise Center, Inc.
Year the Program was Started: 1998
Public Contact Person: Teresa Davis
Address: 505 S.Jennings
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Telephone #: 817-332-5868
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Peer Support, Recovery Education, Recreation/Arts
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $100,000-$200,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 10-20
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? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To support one another in recovery and to apply recovery principles to their lives.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: To empower mental health consumers to lead active lives in the community by providing a safe, supportive environment with opportunities for personal growth and recovery through meaningful activities and interactions with others
Additional Information: Texas is a great state, but a really scary place to be mentally ill. Ranked 49th in spending per capita on mental health, we are providing a unique service in our community, embracing recovery and setting the standard for peer support and recovery in North Texas among the most severely ill.

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