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Program Information
Program Name: The Boston Resource Center
Agency Name: The Metro-Boston Recovery Learning Community
Year the Program was Started: 2005
Public Contact Person: Howard Trachtman
Address: Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center
85 East Newton St, Ground Floor
Boston, MA 02118
Telephone #: 617-305-9976
Email Address: howard@bostonresourcecenter.org
Website URL: www.bostonresourcecenter.org
Program Category: Advocacy, Drop-in Center, Peer Support
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Other
Annual Program Budget: $70,000-$100,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: 5-10
Volunteers: 5-10
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: Training curricula, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Our main service is having people with lived experience provide peer-to-peer services. We believe that people who have themselves experienced psychiatric conditions can best understand what it's like to learn to live with issues and how to recover.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No

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