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My Place Center for Wellness

  • 20 people are interested

My Place - Center for Wellness provides a Supportive Community, and Programs, that Empower Members in their Journey Toward Mental Health Recovery in Oakland County.

If you are looking for a way to give back but not sure where to start, join our Volunteer Team.
We have special projects and various activities that we coordinate for our members.

  • Assist members with art projects, gardening, computers, play chess or cards, exercise equipment, and more
  • Assist with fundraising activities such as newsletters, press releases and letter campaigns


We would like to connect with you to share how you can make a difference in someone’s life!

My Place - Center for Wellness is a non-profit organization that provides a safe, supportive and normalizing environment for individuals labeled "mentally ill" in the community. Especially those who are isolated in society, rejecting participation in traditional mental health programs, and to whom even sheltered employment settings are not meeting their needs. My Place - Center for Wellness offers an atmosphere of acceptance where individuals feel needed and grow in self-worth, dignity and self-respect.

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About My Place Center for Wellness

Location:

12718 W Nine Mile Rd, Oak Park, MI 48237, US

Mission Statement

"My Place- Center for Wellness provides a Supportive Community, and Programs, that Empower Members in their Journey Toward Mental Health Recovery."

Description

What is My Place - Center for Wellness?

The philosophy behind peer-run organizations ("peer-run" meaning that the program is entirely staffed by persons with a mental health diagnosis) is that by working together and sharing experiences Members have had in the community, Members are able to help each other. The fear of the mental health professional is taken away at a peer-run organization, because everyone has been through similar experiences,

My Place- Center for Wellness is a non-profit organization that provides a safe, supportive and normalizing environment for individuals labeled "mentally ill" in the community. Especially those who are isolated in society, rejecting participation in traditional mental health programs, and to whom even sheltered employment settings are not meeting their needs. My Place- Center for Wellness offers an atmosphere of acceptance where individuals feel needed and grow in self-worth, dignity and self-respect.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

12718 W Nine Mile RdOak Park, MI 48237

(42.45993,-83.17229)
 

SKILLS

  • Drawing
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Flexible
  • None

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