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Program Information
Program Name: HOPE Program
Agency Name: Mental Health Association of Nebraska
Year the Program was Started: 2007
Public Contact Person: Kasey Moyer
Address: Mental Health Association of Nebraska
1645 'N' Street, Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68508
Telephone #: (402) 441 4372
Fax #: 402-441-4377
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Employment
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: 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
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Program brochure
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: 1. Competitive employment, at least minimum wage. 2. Increased quality of life (individually specific)
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Independent 3rd party evaluation of the programís fidelity to the federally recognized evidence-based practices for supported employment.
Program Mission Statement: No formal program specific mission statement yet developed but if it did it would target assisting all interested consumers in gaining and maintaining competitive employment, and thereby improving their financial independence and improvement of their overall quality of life.
Additional Information: MHA-NE is a consumer-run organization with the majority of its Board members being self-identified consumers of mental health services, and this program is coordinated and managed by a self-identified consumer of mental health services.

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