A proven model
of mental health recovery
What we do
Endeavour is a non-clinical facility where members are encouraged to take a leading role in their recovery, setting goals and realising their own individual dreams. Endeavour is for adults who have experienced the social and vocational damage that mental health problems can cause. We are a voluntary program where participants are members rather than clients or patients.
Endeavour Clubhouse is open Monday – Thursday from 9:00am to 3:30pm
What Happens at Endeavour
Endeavour is a place to interact, learn make friends and regain confidence by being an active productive, and proactive member. Every member is encouraged to contribute to the functioning of the Clubhouse our members work together to achieve these goals.
The activities undertaken at Endeavour Clubhouse are determined by the members in addition to the required activities for the smooth operation of Clubhouse. Some of our activities include meal preparation, menu planning, safe food handling, self care, wellbeing activities, mindfulness, arts and crafts, gardening, walking groups, drumming, yoga, ten pin bowling, swimming to name just a few.
NDIS support and advocacy
Members are always given help in accessing the appropriate services in their community. The assistance provide depends on the individual needs of each member and decisions are always driven by the members.
Endeavour provide services to access the National Disability Scheme (NDIS) for members struggling with psychosocial mental health issues. We also provide one on one support as well as our group and centre based programs to NDIS participants.
Social and recreational activities
Endeavour Clubhouse schedule many social and recreational activities throughout the year. These activities include structured and unstructured events that are held in the community and at Clubhouse. At Endeavour we celebrate birthdays major events, morning and high teas, Mental Health week, RuOK day, National disability week, Wellness Walk any many more.
Reaching out to members
Endeavour Clubhouse provides a reaching out program to all our members. Keeping in contact with our active and inactive members is part of our job routine. We contact members via phone, txt, facebook, skype and zoom we also make hospital visits as required to continue providing ongoing support. Not only does this encourage members to stay connected it also provides an early intervention mechanism so members can be supported before they become unwell.
Education and skills development
Members often have had to interrupt their studies or skills development due to becoming unwell. Endeavour supports our members to participate in courses and link with adult educations providers who provide support many of these type of courses have been run at Endeavour. Additionally, at Clubhouse members work alongside staff gaining confidence and learning skills. The Clubhouse has a fully equipped commercial kitchen and communication hub equipped with fourteen computers for member’s use.
Physical health programs
There is a strong association between mental ill-health and physical illness. For this reason, Endeavour Clubhouse provide programs addressing physical health, wellness and wellbeing and education around healthy eating and nutrition. We have daily walking groups which are extremely popular and beneficial. Our members are also connected to general practitioners, specialists and allied health professionals as required.