WELCOME TO CLUBHOUSE GIBRALTAR
We run a work based programme where individuals with a history of mental illness can develop to their full potential.
The Clubhouse provides support with employment, a work-ordered day, a social program, community support, reach out, education, housing and a Health and Wellness program. It is a place where people with mental health difficulties participate in their own recovery process by working and socializing together in a safe and nurturing environment. Professional staff work side by side and empower individuals to develop their self confidence and become productive citizens.
“Our vision is to enable individuals affected by mental health difficulties in Gibraltar to develop to their full potential by providing an environment that offers hope, respect, dignity and opportunities”.
“Clubhouse Gibraltar provides support and opportunities within a structured work ordered day. This allows people recovering from mental health difficulties to participate in their own recovery process which enhances their self-confidence and self- esteem as well as offering freedom from isolation”.
- We believe Recovery from mental illness is possible for all
Clubhouse provides a work-ordered Day which offers structure and routine as well as the Mental Health Recovery Star which identifies and measures progress.
- We believe everyone can improve their Health and Wellness
Clubhouse provides freshly cooked food, a variety of exercise, and promotes positive mental wellbeing.
- Everyone to be treated as an Individual
Members are treated as individual persons in a holistic non-medical approach where they can be free from diagnostic labels.
- We are aim to break the circle of Isolation
Clubhouse offers an outreach program and support in the community which includes visits to homes, hospital and prison.
- Everyone is entitled to Employment
Clubhouse provides opportunities through their Employment program which offers Transitional Employment Placements and Supported Employment.
- We believe in on going Education and Training
Clubhouse facilitates Second Chance Learning and Training courses as well as opportunities to learn to develop new skills.
We follow the International Standards for Clubhouse Programs as found on the Clubhouse International website. The Clubhouse model was created in 1948 in New York and currently there are 333 Clubhouses in 33 countries.