The Alliance House Drop In Center (DIC) is a consumer-run program for community integration that serves individuals diagnosed with mental illness . The DIC provides self help, educational, recreational and socialization services designed to enable our clients to be successful in all aspects of their lives.
Daily workshops provide consumers with such life skills as coping with stress, money management, building self-esteem, and symptom management. Emphasis is placed on developing autonomy and improving decision making skills through peer group support.
This program is funded in part by the Capital Area Human Services District and Capital Area United Way and is the model program for the state of Louisiana.
The Alliance House Drop In Center445 North 12th StreetBaton Rouge, LA 70802225-987-0013
The Alliance House Drop In Center provides opportunities for peer acceptance and understanding. Consumers learn to become active participants in their treatment through peer support and educational classes.
Clients also participate in a variety of social and educational activities:
Arts for Wellness classes
Games of Pool
Card and Board Games
The DIC is a free service. To be eligible consumers must be:
At least 18 years of age
Actively receiving treatment for mental illness or have received treatment in the recent past
Be able to adhere to the rules of conduct developed by the DIC members
Free of drugs and alcohol