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Program Information
Program Name: Brevard Drop-In Center
Year the Program was Started: 2006
Public Contact Person: Jean McPhaden
Address: 268 N. Babcock Street
Melbourne, FL 32935
Telephone #: 321-549-8761
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Drop-in Center
Target Participants:
Trauma Survivors, Persons w/ Criminal Justice Issues, Persons who are Homeless, Veterans, Adults
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $10,000-$40,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 3-5
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: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: 1. To develop recovery and coping skills and knowledge. 2. To increase members' socialization, interaction and well-being. 3. To decrease hospitalization, incarcerations, and deaths among participants.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Informal surveys of participants and particpants' own assessments.
Program Mission Statement: To provide a safe environment for people to socialize, communicate and particpate in activities that support the recovery process.
Additional Information: We offer support and educational groups, snacks, computer use and instruction, TV, movies, music, pizza or cookout once a month, a place to relax by yourself, or with others who have problems in common with you.

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