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Program Information
Program Name: Interlink Self-Help Center
Agency Name: Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire
Year the Program was Started: 1996
Public Contact Person: Kevin Murphy
Address: 1033 Fourth St
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Telephone #: 707-546-4481
Fax #: 707-546-4515
Email Address: kmurphy@gire.org
Program Category: Homeless Outreach, Peer Support, Recovery Education
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $200,000-$400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 5-10
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? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Program brochure, Other
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To provide a safe environment where mental health consumers can attend support groups, get help with co-occurring issues, get referrals for housing, food, and employment. To allow members access to shower facility, change of clothes and a warm meal.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: The Interlink Center provides a safe environment where mental health consumers' can improve the quality of their lives through self-help, mutual support and empowerment.
Additional Information: Interlink offers a unique Co-Occurring program for people dealing with addiction and mental health issues. We also offer a Peer Specialist course, where members can be trained to counsel their peers. Members can use the Interlink address to receive mail and have access to a phone and permanent phone number.

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