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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Employment Preparation & Procurement, Job Training, Vocational Rehabilitation

Mission: Foot Print to Success Clubhouse mission is to assist adults with serious and persistent mental illness in developing the skills and confidence necessary to lead satisfying and productive lives in the community. This assistance is provided in a psycho-social programming and pre-vocational skill development designed to empower and support its members. Our clubhouse services are provided within a continuum of care, inclusive of recreational, social, vocational, educational, natural supports, and other services. All of our services are free.

Target demographics: adults with mental illness

Geographic areas served: Broward County, Florida

Programs: Our goal is to create a Clubhouse where adults with mental illness can go to be in a supportive environment that provided the life skills and social skills necessary to live and thrive in the community. We also wanted the Clubhouse to focus on the person's strengths and abilities while challenging that individual to pursue his/her chosen life goals.

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Footprint to Success Clubhouse in Pompano Beach, Florida filled a great need in the community when it was started a couple of years ago. It is a model based on Fountainhouse in NYC. I was thrilled when it was started here as funding for mental health services in Florida seems to be at the bottom of the 50 states. I recently visited Fountainhouse in NYC and I wish Footprint to Success had the financial support they have there- I was told the one in NYC was given a donation in the millions of dollars. There they have weekend and evening activities and it has 5 floors and a farm in NJ with alopaca (animals that look like llamas) and organic vegetables. Lets give Footprint more support and maybe it too can eventually offer more services and get more community support like the one in NYC which has been there since 1948.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Footprint to Success Is located in Pompano Beach near the Tri-rail and near bus route 34 so it's convenient for those who don't drive. It is based on Clubhouse International which is clientele run. The clients can go to the community garden if they want to and help with organic gardening. From there they use the vegetables and fruits to prepare meals at the clubhouse. There are culinary duties like shopping for food and gardening supplies, preparing the weekly menu, and business duties like financial data being entered into the computers, also media and social planning is done. It's an excellant pre-vocation place for those with serious and chronic mental illness. I love it!