Provide positive role model of community functioning, informal counseling and peer supports to others with psychiatric disabilities currently living in residential programs.
Qualifications: Some experience living in a community residence program for people with psychiatric disabilities or in independent living. Good mastery of basic ADL skills. Ability and desire to assist others in mastery of independent living skills. Understanding of peer support self-help philosophy. Clean, valid NY State Driver’s License. Fingerprinting, criminal record check, approval from NYS Office of Mental Health.
Federation of Organizations for the New York State Mentally Disabled, Inc.
Phone : 631-893-5253
Email : email@example.com
Website : http://www.fedoforg.org/
Federation of Organizations is a multi-service, community-based social welfare agency operating programs that utilize peer support within a self-help model. We develop programs that are designed to meet the needs of special populations, such as people recovering from mental illness, the homeless, low-income seniors and at-risk children. For more than 35 years, Federation, a not-for-profit corporation, has been working to improve services to people with disabilities and their families through education, information and referral services, legislative action and program development.