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Using the unique power of peer supports to enhance recovery and self-empowerment informs CAPS, a peer-run organization serving adults in New York’s capital region recovering from mental illnesses.

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Shawn Watkins


Program Director, CDIC

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:
Shawn Watkins started as a volunteer cook in the Drop-In Center. In 2009 he became Director of that program. Since Shawn has been with CAPS the quality of the meals has improved significantly. Shawn brings order and cleanliness by adhering to the rules of the club with fairness and equality for all members. Shawn consistently prepares alternative meal offerings for those members with dietary restrictions and/or religious constraints. Shawn is a dedicated employee who demonstrates his commitment by showing up early and following through on directives from the Executive Director.

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Capital Area Peer Services
354 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12208-2311

P 518.427.5056
F 518.427.5059

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