Mental Health, Crisis Intervention

Star Foundation

  • Tubac, AZ
  • www.starfound.org

Mission Statement

The STAR Foundation's mission is to provide a caring and safe environment where individuals can express themselves, gain knowledge, and experience transformations that lead to a re-awakening of their spirit—Self-Transforming, Awakening, and Rebuilding their lives through balancing body, mind, and heart.

Main Programs

  1. STAR Intensive Retreat
Service Areas

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International

Participants and staff come primarily from the US, but internationally as well.

ruling year

1984

Principal Officer since 1996

Self-reported

Ms. Cheryl Sharp

Keywords

Self-reported

Personal growth, PTSD, anger management, grief, depression, anxiety, attachment disorder

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EIN

77-0009281

 Number

2169649360

Physical Address

80 Kenyon Ranch Road

Tubac, AZ 85646

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Mental Health Treatment (F30)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

STAR Intensive Retreat

STAR Foundation’s primary program is a 10-day therapeutic workshop, carefully structured and designed to offer participants an opportunity for accelerated healing and personal growth. For more than 30 years, STAR has been helping individuals transform their lives. STAR graduates and referring therapists consider STAR to be the most unique, powerful, and personalized program of its kind.
STAR stands alone among personal growth retreat workshops with its 1-to-2 staff to participant ratio. The remarkably large staff of diverse and experienced individuals provides you as a participant an unparalleled level of personalized attention. This creates an extremely individualized and tailored experience.

Category

Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

$126,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Participants and staff come primarily from the US, but internationally as well.

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STAR Foundation
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Star Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Cheryl Sharp

BIO

Executive Director and Board Member of Star Foundation.

Cheryl Sharp holds the unique perspective of a person who struggled with severe mental health challenges, a trauma survivor, a family member of a loved one who died as a result of mental health challenges, and a provider of substance abuse and mental health services. Sharp has worked with adult trauma survivors for over 30 years and trains and speaks internationally on trauma-informed care. She is an International Master WRAP Facilitator, Mental Health First Aid Instructor/Trainer, and trainer of Intentional Peer Support. Sharp is also an ordained minister. Sharp was a leader/facilitator for the STAR Process for over 20 years. She has worked as a hospice/medical social worker and as a director of social services for a skilled nursing facility. She received the Lou Ann Townsend Courage Award for her contributions to persons with psychiatric disabilities. As the leader of the National Council's Trauma-Informed Care Learning Communities, Sharp has led over 800 organizations in the implementation of trauma-informed care.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Jeff Kohn

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