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SHARE!

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2nd Story Peer Respite House

Encompass Community Services

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Testimonials from Staff and Guests

 

Contact Information

2nd Story Peer Respite House

Encompass Community Services

Santa Cruz, California

831-459-0444

Mission Statement

2nd Story brings a transformative culture, which supports personal and community growth; we do this through a sanctuary of Respite and Relationship.

Program Eligibility Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Must be a resident in the county of service

  • Must be recieving services from Santa Cruz Mental Health- specifically Building K, and not Building B, which is a brand of Mental Health services considered to be a clinic for less acute cases.

Staff are trained in...

  • Intentional Peer Support (IPS)

  • Trauma Informed Care

  • Mindfullness Based Stress Reduction- recommended but not required


Blackbird House

Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley

 

Contact Information

Blackbird House

Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley

Santa Clara, California

blackbirdhouse@fcservices.org

408-292-2777

Mission Statement

To offer a strengths-based, peer-run respite program for Santa Clara County adults that avoids unnecessary hospitalizations and empowers adults to move toward improved wellness, resilience, and independence.

Program Eligibility Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Must be a resident of Santa Clara County

  • Guests must be either enrolled in Medi-Cal, be eligible for Medi-Cal, or have no health coverage.

Staff are trained in...

  • Intentional Peer Support (IPS)

  • Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP)

  • Cultural Competency

Blackbird House opened in December 2018 and is for people of all genders and sexual orientations. An advisory group will be established soon. The respite program is funded by the County of Santa Clara Behavioral Health Department and is part of the Whole Person Care Initiative.


Hacienda of Hope

Project Return Peer Support Network

 

Contact Information

Hacienda of Hope

Project Return Peer Support Network

Long Beach, California

agarcia@prpsn.org

562-388-8180

Mission Statement

Project Return Peer Support Network (PRPSN) promotes wellness, personal growth and self-determination for people who have experienced mental illness by providing social opportunities, education, and community involvement. We believe in diversity, acceptance, advocacy and empowerment while encouraging people to transform their lives.

Program Eligibility Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Must be a resident of Los Angeles County

  • Guests must have an identified source of housing or a permanent residence. Individuals cannot be homeless.

Staff are trained in...

  • Certified Peer Specialist

  • Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP)


SHARE! Recovery Retreat

 

Contact Information

SHARE! Recovery Retreat

Monetery Park, California

camille@shareselfhelp.org

626-677-3850

Mission Statement

At the SHARE! Recovery Retreat participants will find a supportive, safe and loving environment where residents can focus on their individual healing journey. We offer support groups and activities to work on self-esteem, resiliency, reducing stress and anxiety, making friends, building skills and learning tools for better mental health as well as opportunities to learn to cook, clean, garden and manage a household. Each night we take a van to different self-help support groups in the community.

Program Eligibility Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Must be a resident of Los Angeles County

  • Guests must have an identified source of housing or a permanent residence to return to.

Staff are trained in...

  • 3 to 5 years of Self-Help-Support group attendance and recovery

We have never kicked anybody out or refused services to anyone.


Not currently open to the public.

Cedar Home

Trinity County Behavioral Health Services

 

Contact Information

Cedar Home

Trinity County Behavioral Health Services

Weaverville, California

Rtrujillo@kingsview.org

530 623 1820

Mission Statement

Create a local Peer Run resource to provide an alternative to out of county and involuntary placements that focuses upon recovery principles that guests find user friendly.

Program Eligibility Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Guests must agree to a basic house structure out of respect for other guests.

Staff are trained in...

  • Certified Peer Specialist

  • Intentional Peer Support (IPS)


Please note that California anticipates new peer respites starting soon in other counties such as Alameda and Sonoma. You can read more here.