Alliance House provides a supportive environment in which adults with mental illness can rebuild their self-respect, confidence and purpose through meaningful work, education and community.
Alliance House is a nonprofit "Clubhouse Model" psychoeducational program for adults with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI). In a setting that is neither institutional or traditional treatment center; those whom Alliance House serves are considered members, not clients.
As a means of fulfilling its mission, Alliance House establishes a regular structure workday for members, who participate voluntarily. All members are encouraged to assume a role in the daily functioning of the Clubhouse as they work towards re-integration into the community. This includes participation in the areas of housing, education, employment, member services, colleague training, Clubhouse maintenance, culinary services, as well as serving on the Alliance House Board of Directors and related commmittees.
Alliance House was founded in 1987 and is a member of the International Cntr for Clubhouse Development (ICCD), which promotes the development and strengthening of nearly 400 clubhouse-model programs in thirt countries.