Max Kolbe program uses peer support to reduce addiction, poverty

January 11, 2021

The Max Kolbe Program (MAX) of Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland addresses and alleviates poverty using an enhanced peer support program that incorporates job training, community collaboration and social enterprise.

MAX offers certified peer support services to clients who are in poverty and struggling with addiction. MAX staff meet clients in crisis in emergency rooms and courts to offer immediate assistance, hope and mentorship on the path to recovery.

MAX also provides Peer Support certification, specialized field training, and abundant employment to those in recovery who are still struggling with poverty.

Learn more about MAX by viewing the following video:

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