Citywide Peers


The Peer Program has a unique focus with Citywide Case Management. It gives individuals who have achieved significant recovery to assist others in their recovery journey. Through lived experience, Peer Counselors are able to build a rapport with clients, provide information and share resources, encourage clients to explore personal goals, provide constructive feedback, engage in daily socialization, and/or support case managers with client tasks.

Peer Counselors duties and responsibilities

  • Meet with clients regularly for 1:1 support and counseling
  • Reporting unusual behavior, conflicts, or recovery deviations to case manager and/or psychiatrist
  • Monitor milieu/community space daily
  • Assist case managers with wellness-checks at SRO’s  
  • Assist clients to and from medical/dental appointments
  • Coordinate, organize, and plan outings to community events
  • Prepare daily lunches, meal prep, shopping, and inventory
  • Increase socialization and consort with clients  
  • Coordinate and organize cultural events
  • Facilitate/Co-Facilitate weekly groups
  • Provide other resources to aid clients