Village

Clubhouse

Village Clubhouse

Village Clubhouse is a vocational rehabilitation program for adults with severe and persistent mental illness. It is one of four Clubhouses in the State of Maine that utilizes the Clubhouse Model of Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Village Clubhouse is modeled after the Fountain House in New York City. Fountain House was c...

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Philosophy

The Clubhouse is a place where members participate with dignity and respect. The members are wanted and needed by the Clubhouse Community. The Clubhouse is staffed in such a way that member participation is essential to the functioning of the program and successful completion of daily tasks. Members and staff work side by side...

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Our Mission Statement

Village Clubhouse is a program for adults with mental illness based on the Clubhouse Model of Rehabilitation. We strive to improve the quality of life for Clubhouse members by providing employment, education, wellness, and social opportunities. The Clubhouse provides a place where self-confidence and hope for the futu...

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Employment

A Transitional Employment (TE) job is a time-limited opportunity, usually 6-9 months in duration. TE positions belong to the Clubhouse. In TE the Clubhouse develops and maintains a relationship with the employer and provides onsite training and support. Guaranteed absence coverage is a key feature of the model. In Group...

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Educational Support

We assist our members with making the connections needed to work towards their educational goals. Whether you are looking to learn how to read/write, obtain a college degree, or simply brush up on skills you already have, we can help! Village Clubhouse collaborates with: Vocational Rehabilitation Literacy Volunte...

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Membership

Village Clubhouse is a program for adults with mental illness based on the Clubhouse Model of Rehabilitation. We strive to improve the quality of life for Clubhouse members by providing employment, education, wellness, and social opportunities. The Clubhouse provides a place where self-confidence and hope for the future...

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Work Ordered Day

The Work Ordered Day is an in-house prevocational program with focus on members' strengths, rather than their illness. Work in the Clubhouse provides the core healing process. The Unit work of the Clubhouse is accomplished by members and staff working side by side as colleagues. Village Clubhouse has the following units...

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