Consumer Voices are Born (CVAB)

Director: Diana Porter

Organization physical address: Future Office, Friday Harbor, Washington, 98250.

Organizational mailing address (if different to above): PO Box 256, Friday Harbor, Washington, 98250.

Organization Website: http://www.cvabonline.com/

Registered Business structure/Charitable status: (501(c)3, 503, LLC, community based social group)501(c)3.

 

Organization Mission Statement: Peer Run Organizations Alliance Project is a SAMHSA funded project that facilitates the development of a sustainable peer-run organization infrastructure that positively impacts recovery-based services throughout Washington through building a strong peer collaborative, initiating effective recovery-based policy changes, and strengthening the peer workforce.

Email General: porterd@cvab.org

Phone number: 360 378 7035

Target Audience or Areas Served or Area of Operation: Those wishing to participate in a recovery-based supportive community.

Organizational Service Area, Categories, Tags: Peer Support, Lived Experience, Recovery, Empowerment, Advocacy, Community, Hope, Mental Health Peer support, Behavioral Health Peer support, Wellness Recovery Action Plan, Anger Management, diversity, Mental Health First Aid, Training, WRAP, Support groups, employment support, Funding, Training, Counseling.

Description of Services- Adults: PRO AP is a granted project to network peer support organizations across Washington State. It offers support, advocacy, and training in peer support/services. The project is committed to advancing the recovery message and helping individuals, agencies and communities model shared decision making and recovery oriented systems of care. Peer support is the process of giving and receiving non-clinical assistance to achieve long-term recovery from psychiatric, traumatic or addiction challenges.

Volunteer Opportunities/Needs: Opportunities to receive training free of charge to become:

Certified Peer Specialist
Wellness Recovery Action Plan
Mental Health First Aid Facilitator

Charitable Donations Accepted: Yes