Membership is voluntary and without time limits.
Membership is open to anyone over the age of 18 with a history of mental illness, unless that person poses a threat to the safety of the clubhouse community.
All programs and services of HOPE Clubhouse will be provided free of charge to its members.
There are no clinical therapies or treatment oriented programs and members participate as they feel ready and according to their individual interests.
Members are given help accessing the best quality services in the community including affordable and dignified housing, mental and general health services, and government disability benefits.
Members are seen as valuable participants and are not defined by a disability label.
HOPE Clubhouse ensures every member:
- A guaranteed right to a place to come
- A guarantee to meaningful work
- A guarantee to relationships
- A guaranteed right to a place to return