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Start-Up

Most Clubhouse programs start small, developing their scope and size over time.

Most Clubhouse programs start small, developing their scope and size over time. Thus, we initially opened the Seattle Clubhouse by offering limited services (9am - 2 pm) in a temporary location, at Operation Nightwatch, (302 14th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144) a shelter triage center that is only used in the evenings from 5-11pm. During that period, we continued preparations to launch a full-service Clubhouse by May of 2018 when we arrived at our current new Cafe’ like space at 1265 S Main St, Suite 101, Seattle 98144. At that time, the Clubhouse began a work-ordered program Tuesday and Thursday, 9am - 2pm, and by August, opened 5 days per week open 9-5 and served lunch (prepared by members), arranged social activities on one weekend day and one evening, offered supportive employment opportunities, provided supported education, and incorporated most other components of a Clubhouse working toward meeting International Standards. We are now officially on the registry of Clubhouse International.