Apprenticeship Opportunity 

Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)

About the Certified Recovery Peer Advocate Program

Staten Island PPS is offering a free scholarship opportunity to train and become a certified peer advocate. This is a free training opportunity that can connection you to employment with potential earnings that include benefits and a yearly salary of up to $50,000! You can make a difference in someone’s life by supporting individuals living with substance use disorder. 

    People 18 years or older with lived experience can apply.

    You'll get 75 hours of training

    Get connected to employment opportunities!

    The first step is to listen to this info session!

    Eligibility Criteria

    In order to apply for the Certified Recovery Peer Advocate program, you must:

    • Be 18 years or older
    • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Be able to work in the United States
    • Have a strong interest in obtaining peer employment
    • Have lived experience (direct or indirect) or an be an ally for individuals with substance use disorder


    How to Apply

    There will be classes offered throughout the year. Please fill out the form below to join the waiting list for the upcoming class.


    Certified Recovery Peer Advocate