• a listener
  • a partner
  • an advocate
  • an equal
  • someone you can relate too

What is a Peer Specialist?

Interested in becoming a Peer Specialist?

They are individuals with lived  experience who has been trained and certified to help their peers gain hope and move forward in their own recovery.

  • Are you willing to share your personal experience

  • Successfully complete the Peer Specialist Training course

  • Become Certified by the State of Wisconsin

  • between the ages of 18-25 years old

Owen's Place Peer Specialists

Owen's Place is based upon a model that supports and builds upon peer to peer relationships. We believe that the interaction and support that peers give to each other is a valuable resource for a successful transition to adulthood. At Owen's Place, we provide an environment where young adults can get support and guidance from a peer that has experienced life's challenges as well.