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What is a Clubhouse?At Independence Center, we believe that how a person spends his or her day is singularly important and helps define that person’s relationship to the rest of the world. The Clubhouse is a place – a community – where membership is voluntary and life-long. Our members know they always have somewhere to turn for help.
The Clubhouse model is based on a philosophy containing four basic tenets:
International Center for Clubhouse Development (ICCD):
The ICCD was established in 1994 and serves to promote the development and strengthening of clubhouses. The ICCD 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 information. Independence Center is an accredited member of the ICCD. To learn more, visit the ICCD web site.
Independence Center is accredited by the Missouri Department of Mental Health and CARF