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Welcome to THE KIVA CENTER

A Trauma Informed and Recovery Based Outcome Model

Central Mass Recovery Learning Community

The KIVA CENTER is your connection to CMRLC located in WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS

Announcement:  The Kiva Community is invited to a virtual “Coffee & Conversation” Peer Support Zoom meeting on Thursday, April 2nd at 2pm.  This meeting will include a tutorial on Zoom for community members, a discussion about meeting etiquette, and a comfort agreement for virtual groups.  This meeting includes Closed Captioning for accessibility and is open to all members of the Kiva community.  Stay tuned for forthcoming announcements about DHOH, Spanish Peer Support, and other Kiva sponsored virtual groups.

“Kiva Virtual Coffee & Conversation”

When:  Apr 2, 2020 @ 2:00PM Eastern Time

Zoom Link:  https://zoom.us/j/164411201

Zoom Meeting ID: 164 411 201

Phone: 1-646-558-8656

To all community members and stakeholders, our COVID 19 response: Due to the Governor’s State of Emergency, all of our centers will be closed until further notice. The social distancing order although extremely important, would be better stated as physical distancing as we will remain a community providing social interaction and support virtually. We’ll do this through daily Facebook posts, use of Zoom meetings, texting and other platforms as they are available. We want to do our part to support the public health efforts. Many feel lost and we continue to talk about that and remind each other that we still have purpose. We encourage you to limit unnecessary activity during this time.  We will update our website regularly as things change. We’re also looking for the community’s voice around receiving peer support.

Please send your suggestions to:

Mike.Macinnis@centralmassrlc.org

Jasmine.Quinones@centralmassrlc.org

Lindsey.Vezina@centralmassrlc.org

“Every single act and every single act of distancing has purpose.”

 Governor Charlie Baker

PEER SUPPORT DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK (PDF)

NEW JOB POSTING:  Executive Administrative Assistant (PDF)

NEW JOB POSTING:  Certified Peer Specialist Trainer (PDF)

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Our main focus is on promoting wellness and resilience through mutual support. We believe in every person’s right to mental health and their ability to achieve it. We believe that relationships are at the center of what heals people who have experienced mental/emotional health challenges. We are united by our shared experience and common humanity. Our stories, collective wisdom and strength, guide us and our community to wellness.

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