History of Bloom

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The mission of BLOOM Collaborative has its own historical timeline which at its most basic level mirrors the evolution of BLOOM's parent company. Originally formed in 1961 as a group of volunteers welcoming patients back into the Erie community from Warren State Hospital, the volunteers of Stairways Behavioral Health employed art, song, journaling, game playing and group events as a means of creative expression, social connectivity, and as a vehicle for learning new skills.

BLOOM Collaborative provides a holistic approach to wellness recognizing the healing power of creativity, mindfulness, and environment. Through art classes, gardening, yoga and community collaborations we offer a creative wellness campus focused on your well-being.

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Bloom Collaborative  - 138 East 26th Street -  Erie, PA 16504  |   814.878.3688