Recent News

Organizational Sustainability

The demands on nonprofits continue to mount with increased pressure to do more with less.  Organizational leaders struggle with expectations to function like a business but continue to be reimbursed as a charity. The CAFE TAC will provide organizational and program leaders resources, tools, and training that can contribute to survival and promote the sustainability of organizations and assist leaders in developing the skills and expertise that can enhance the overall health of their organizational infrastructure to keep them afloat with a targeted emphasis on fundraising, progressive organizational development, strategic direction, and financial planning. The CAFE TAC has created a …

Disaster Planning and Recovery

Each year thousands of people are injured due to a disaster.  This may be a tornado, hurricane, floods, fire, or man-made disasters such as those resulting from the Gulf Oil Spill.  These disasters can leave entire communities traumatized and countless individuals with mental health care needs as a result. Lessons learned from the past disasters have taught us that being prepared and following through on a disaster plan can make a difference in quality of life and even survival.  Consumers of mental health services face additional challenges, as they attempt to respond and recover while addressing the many issues posed …

Outside Resources

The CAFÉ TA Center is committed to connecting consumers, advocates and organizations with information and resources that can make a real difference for them, regardless of where they come from. That’s why we have created this section, to house those resources that partners, experts, peers and advocates and developed and chosen to share with others. We truly believe that our advocacy and capacity can be greatly enhanced by working together, not only across states and SAMHSA programs, but also across the entire spectrum of healthcare and human services advocacy. If you have a resource that you would like to share …

The Focus Newsletter

The CAFÉ TA Center’s Focus newsletter is a monthly publication that highlights important issues and connects our center with the consumers and consumer organizations that we exist to support. Each month, Focus will examine targeted areas, providing you with resources, information, and experience within our target topic areas, workforce development and supported education. In addition, we will share information that will build the capacity of organizations and leaders to sustain mental health systems transformation, including leadership, organizational development, and mental health. Focus will also feature organizations, leaders, and experts that can assist you in developing your efforts and promote the …

TAC Training

The CAFÉ TA Center is committed to providing quality training to consumers and advocates throughout the country. Consumers in the community need the right knowledge and tools to effectively organize, speak for themselves, and thrive in their daily lives. Thanks to the technology available, it has become relatively easy to connect with consumers and advocates and share resources without having to ask people to interrupt their daily routines by traveling to attend training. The CAFÉ TA Center will take advantage of that technology by hosting a series of trainings online. Those who miss trainings, or wish to view them after …

About the CafeTAC

The CAFÉ TA Center is a program of The Family Café, a cross-disability organization that has been connecting individuals with information, training and resources since 1998. The Center is supported by SAMHSA to operate one of its five national technical assistance centers; providing technical assistance, training, and resources that facilitate the restructuring of the mental health system through effective consumer directed approaches for adults with serious mental illnesses across the country.

We Exist to Help You

The CAFÉ TA Center is committed to providing quality training to consumers and advocates throughout the country. Consumers in the community need the right knowledge and tools to effectively organize, speak for themselves, and thrive in their daily lives. Thanks to the technology available, it has become relatively easy to connect with consumers and advocates and share resources without having to ask people to interrupt their daily routines by traveling to attend training.

Check Our Resource Bank

The CAFÉ TA Center is committed to connecting consumers, advocates and organizations with information and resources that can make a real difference for them, regardless of where they come from. That’s why we have created this section, to house those resources that partners, experts, peers and advocates and developed and chosen to share with others. We truly believe that our advocacy and capacity can be greatly enhanced by working together, not only across states and SAMHSA programs, but also across the entire spectrum of healthcare and human services advocacy.

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