Mission and History

Visiting Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse, Georgia USA

Clubhouse International helps start and grow Clubhouses globally, where people with mental illness can go to get their lives back.

Our Vision:
A world where people with mental illness recover and are an integral part of society

Our Mission:
Ending social and economic isolation for people with mental illness by growing the number and quality of Clubhouse rehabilitation programs worldwide

History

Today

Clubhouse International is a rapidly-growing organization, helping Accredited Clubhouses worldwide help one another

2011

The Clubhouse model is included in SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs & Practices

1989

The International Standards for Clubhouse Programs are created as the basis for Clubhouse Accreditation

1987

National Clubhouse Expansion Project begins

1948

The first Clubhouse, Fountain House, opens in New York

2014

Clubhouse International and Fountain House are awarded the Hilton Humanitarian Prize

1994

Clubhouse International is established to serve as a global resource for the international Clubhouse community

1988

The Faculty for Clubhouse Development is established to train and mentor new and existing Clubhouses

1977

Fountain House establishes a national training program for the Clubhouse Model
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