• NEW! Forming Virtual Communities

    Tips & Strategies for Clubhouses

    Our Clubhouse is Closed. Our Community is Open.
  • How to Help Clubhouse Staff & Members Stay Healthy

    Coronavirus Resources for Clubhouses

    Members of Mosaic Clubhouse, London
  • Celebrating 25 Years!

    1994-2019: Changing the World of Mental Health

    Members of Gibraltar Clubhouse
  • 1 in 4 people worldwide has a mental illness.

    If we had more Clubhouses, we could do so much more.

    Work Ordered Day at Clubhouse De Waterheuvel, Amsterdam
  • Do you know someone who is living with mental illness?

    Clubhouses can help change their lives.

    Community and Fellowship at Mosaic Clubhouse, England
  • Mental illness can strike when you least expect it.

    Tour a Clubhouse now to see how Clubhouses can help.

    Food Service at Vail Place Clubhouse, Minnesota USA

Creating Community:
Changing the World of Mental Health

There simply are not enough resources today for everyone with a mental illness who needs help. It’s a crisis situation and the numbers are growing. We help start and grow Clubhouses globally where people can go to get their lives back.

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SAVE THE DATE: Join Us for the USA Clubhouse Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2020!

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Mattie: "A Clubhouse Is Invaluable to Anyone with a Serious Mental Disorder"

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World Seminar 2019 Speeches

Over 400 people from over 100 Clubhouses in 20 countries attended Clubhouse International's World Seminar 2019 in Norway last September. The broad array of presentations and networking opportunities provided a rich learning opportunity for our global colleagues.

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7th Canadian Clubhouse Conference: Rays of Hope, Nov. 8-11!

Progress Place is delighted to host the 7th Canadian Clubhouse Conference -- Rays of Hope, Creating Thriving Clubhouse Communities in Changing Times -- which will offer opportunities to inspire, learn, and share new ideas while enjoying the sights of Toronto. November 8-11, 2020, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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FAQ: What Is A Clubhouse?

A Clubhouse is a free, community-based membership organization aimed at helping people living with mental illness around the world regain a respected place in society through work, education, wellness and community.

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There is significant research substantiating the effectiveness of the Clubhouse model and the added benefits of Clubhouse Accreditation.

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Hope Clubhouse of Southwest Florida seeks Executive Director

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Compass House seeks Executive Director

Position based in Medford, OR

Our Impact

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*Statistics for 2014

proven model works everywhere


people/year are reached by 320+ Clubhouses in 34 countries

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employment rate at Accredited Clubhouses annually – double the rate for people in the public mental health system

cost effective

One year of holistic recovery services are delivered to Clubhouse members for the same cost as a 2-week psychiatric hospital stay

reduced incarcerations

Criminal justice system involvement is substantially diminished during and after Clubhouse membership

Donate Today to Help

Clubhouses powerfully demonstrate that people with mental illness can and do lead productive, happy lives. Each Clubhouse we open touches +/- 500 people in need!


Open a Clubhouse

Help ensure that people living with mental illness in your area have a place to go and support to find jobs, education, housing and a new lease on life.


Find a Clubhouse Near You

Imagine if you had a place to go where you felt accepted, understood, hopeful AND that helped you get a job, go back to school or find a home. That is what Clubhouses offer.

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