The Clubhouse International (CI) is a global resource for communities creating solutions for people with mental illness. We help communities around the world create Clubhouse International Clubhouses, which are community centers that give people with mental illness hope and opportunities to reach their full potential.
CI Clubhouses, now over 300 worldwide, are founded on the realization that recovery from serious mental illness must involve the whole person in a vital and culturally sensitive community. A CI Clubhouse community offers respect, hope, mutuality and unlimited opportunity to access the same worlds of friendship, housing, education, healthcare and employment as the rest of society.
CI promotes the development and strengthening of CI Clubhouses; oversees the creation and evolution of standards; facilitates and assures the quality of training, consultation, certification, research and advocacy; and provides effective communication and dissemination of vital research and information.