Connections Place Partners

Cost Effective

Clubhouse is about half the annual costs of Community Mental Health Centers and substantially less than the ACT model.  It costs Island Health $1,500 per day for an acute-care bed versus $11.50 per member each day in a Clubhouse.

What Support is Available to Ensure that a Victoria Clubhouse can Work?

Clubhouse International offers a scientifically proven, widely successful approach that includes training, accreditation and quality assurance. Clubhouse International is a central resource for ensuring long-term viability of the Clubhouse approach. Clubhouse International is a global advocacy network that allows Clubhouses to tap into the resources of a collective force of 322 Clubhouses as well as coordinated research and communication capabilities. This global community is drastically changing the world of mental health.

Canadian Clubhouse Coalition

Criss Habal-Brosek

Clubhouse Canada is dedicated to the recovery of people living with mental illness. We promote, assist and strengthen Clubhouse development across Canada, in accordance with the philosophy and standards of Clubhouse International.

Pathways Clubhouse Richmond, BC

Dave MacDonald, Executive Director

Pathways Clubhouse is a Clubhouse Model program, accredited by Clubhouse International. Our Clubhouse offers hope, encouragement and opportunities to people who live with mental illness. Pathways Clubhouse helps members recover from mental illness and rebuild their lives through a supportive environment that focuses on each person’s strengths and talents, rather than illness.

Clubhouse International

Jack Yatsko, Chief Operating Officer

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.