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To Our Peoples Oakland Community,

Peoples Oakland is continuing to monitor the latest updates regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and World Health Organization (WHO). In response to the recommendations made by these public health organizations, we have made the decision to suspend all face-to-face programming until further notice.

We have made this decision in order to reduce potential pathways for the spread of COVID-19 within our community. These measures are in force until further notice. We will restore programming as soon as we are able to under the guidance of the CDC and ACHD.

For the duration that our building is closed and face-to-face services are suspended, counselors will be available by phone during our regular operating hours. You can expect to hear from us regularly throughout the duration of our closing. Counselor availability will vary, but you may also call the Re:solve Crisis Network’s 24-hour hotline at 1-888-796-8226 to speak with a clinician if needed.

We are here for you. Stay safe!

-The Peoples Oakland Staff

• World Health Organization • Center for Disease Control • Allegheny County Health Department

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Mission Statement

Peoples Oakland strives to be a premier recovery and wellness center, and is committed to holistic, comprehensive, member driven recovery. Guiding all Peoples Oakland services and activities is a philosophy of Recovery based on real life experiences nurtured by peer support, hope, self-help and collaborative relationships with professionals. Peoples Oakland continues as a leader in providing Recovery based comprehensive psychiatric and social rehabilitation services for Allegheny County adults with severe and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders.

Vision

Peoples Oakland will continue to build an organization that, with partners and through networks, will make this region a leader in supporting people who are recovering from serious and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders.

 

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