Program Goals

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Goals of Empowerment Clubhouse

  • Provide members with meaningful work-ordered day activities and lasting relationships.
  • Support the health and well-being of members.
  • Provide assistance to families and caregivers.
  • Enhance the quality of life of members through supportive services.
  • Support recovery by building resilience and capacity to achieve self-sufficiency.
  • Provide culturally appropriate referrals to overcome barriers.
  • Provide opportunities for members to use their strengths to become both leaders and effective team members.
  • Help members achieve their educational and employment goals.

Research Supported Benefits of Clubhouse Membership

  • Decreased Use of Emergency Services
  • Improved Well-Being
  • Reduced Psychiatric Hospitalizations
  • Increased Social Support
  • Decreased Health Care Costs
  • Job Training and Employment Opportunities for Members
  • Reduced Unemployment
  • Social Home and Hub for Members
  • Reduced Isolation
  • Harm Reduction and more...


I want to let you know how much our residents are enjoying the Clubhouse!  They love to go, feel useful, and thoroughly enjoy the activities. This is a very positive experience for them, and we especially appreciate you providing the transportation. Thanks for giving them this opportunity for a fun, purposeful program.
- Elaine Purcell, Director of St. Michael’s Extended Care Residential Facility, San Rafael, CA

I longed for a program that focused on strengths and recovery. In Empowerment Clubhouse, I found the program I was looking for.
- Sylvia B., Clubhouse Member