Michigan SOAR Initiative. Monica Bellamy, M.S.W. Michigan Department of Community Health Michigan SOAR Coordinator. Is Sponsored by: Michigan Department of Community Health In partnership with: Michigan State Housing Development Authority Corporation for Supportive Housing
Monica Bellamy, M.S.W.
Michigan Department of Community Health
Michigan SOAR Coordinator
A total of 65 trainings have taken place statewide
2020+ applications submitted
Applications approved in an average of 79 days statewide.
Who’s getting trained:
Regional Strategic Plans
( via monthly, quarterly)
Recognize Individuals and Communities for their accomplishments
The state’s role is key in the process of local efforts
Assist SOAR providers sustain and expand
* Must be adaptable (moving train)
* Must be persistent
More support and TA is need for trainee’s to assist them in getting started
60 to 90 days after 2 day Stepping Stones to Recovery training.
The State’s involvement is crucial to the success of SOAR
Make a difference!!!