Wellsurgent Corporation

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Shelby, NC   |
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Wellsurgent Corporation

EIN: 81-4859223


WellSurgent Corporation is a peer-operated North Carolina nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people with mental and substance use disorders. Through collaboration, education and training, Wellsurgent provides consumers, family members, and community supports the tools to live healthy, reduce stigma, and strengthen communities.

Ruling year info


Executive Director

Patty Schaeffer

Main address

509 Franklin Ave

Shelby, NC 28150 USA

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Subject area info

Mental and behavioral disorders

Human services

Population served info

People with psychosocial disabilities

Substance abusers

NTEE code info

Mental Health Disorders (F70)

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

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


Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Community Engagement and Empowerment

This program consists of WRAP® (Wellness Recovery Action Plan®) workshops and work groups and QPR (Question. Persuade. Refer) Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper trainings throughout Western and Central North Carolina.

Part of the strategic plan of this program is partnering with other peer-operated and faith-based organizations to develop a strong network and create communication channels to reach those in need of the tools and resources that these evidence-based, peer support trainings and groups can provide.

Population(s) Served
People with psychosocial disabilities
Substance abusers

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Executive Director

Patty Schaeffer

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Wellsurgent Corporation

Board of directors
as of 03/11/2023
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Board chair

Patty Schaeffer

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes