The mission of Genesis Club is to assist individuals with a mental illness to attain employment, housing, wellness, and friendships.
Genesis Club members have the choice of work, education, social and housing opportunities.
The Genesis Club is an International Training Center.
Genesis Club is a Certified Clubhouse and a charter member of the International Center for Clubhouse Development and a founding member of the Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition.
At Genesis Club:
- You are guaranteed the right to a place to come.
- You are guaranteed the right to meaningful work.
- You are guaranteed the right to meaningful relationships.
- You are guaranteed a right to a place to return.
Genesis Club, Inc.
274 Lincoln Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Tel. (508) 831-0100
FAX (508) 753-1286
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Genesis Club celebrates 25 Years!
We are excited to let you know that we are in our 25th year of service. Over the years we have helped thousands of inviduals in Worcester County achieve and exceed their goals. Please be on the lookout for events that will be going on throughout the year. It's time to celebrate! Thank you for the years of support!
Thank you to the many friends and supporters that attended our kickoff event yesterday. We hung our new 25th anniversary banner and hand many great speaker share thier passion for Genesis Club.
Thank you for your 25 Years of support!
Those with mental illness tend to smoke more, and have a harder time quitting. But new efforts are underway to help them stop. Read more...
.....Starting in 2009, the Department of Mental Health asked every person referred to the agency about their smoking history and offered cessation counseling.
“When people start paying attention to the needs of individuals with mental illness, it’s important and it’s significant,” said Commissioner Marcia Fowler.
She is optimistic that a health care cost control law, signed last summer by Governor Deval Patrick, that mandated a review of how to improve mental health care in the state could help.
Groups outside of government are focused on the issue, too.
Genesis Club is part of a network of clubhouses for people with mental illness, funded by the state and with private donations. While they provide some addiction recovery services, the clubhouses have historically operated outside of the health care system, focusing on job skills, education, housing, and support services. Read More....
March 25, 2013
Worcester Telegram and Gazette
Genesis Club in the news...
To those in the mental health field today, that sounds like a given; at the time, it was a novelty. Mr. Bradley was impressed.
The group opened with just Mr. Bradley and then two employees in a house in Lincoln Street with 15 consumers.
That complex now includes two buildings and a 6,000-square-foot addition at 274 Lincoln St. Last year, they served nearly 800 different individuals, helping them find jobs, housing, education, health and peer support.
"This board was way ahead of its time," Mr. Bradley recalled. "The board had consumers on it, people with mental illness themselves."
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