Fedcap Clubhouses provide a safe space for people struggling with confidence, living with mental health conditions or just wanting to take steps to improve their wellbeing. If you want a place where you can find information, work with others and begin to make your own decisions then our Clubhouses could be perfect for you.
Clubhouses aren’t designed for formal workshops or training sessions, and they aren’t stuffy networking events either. They are simply opportunities to get together with people so that you can express yourselves and gain all the benefits that come with positive social interactions.
Creating community spaces for personal development
As a not-for-profit organisation that is actively looking to expand its mental health support, we believe that our Clubhouse initiative will have a positive impact on people’s mental health at a time when they need it most.
We have launched two UK-based Clubhouses – The Hive and Riverside – to provide tailored and easily accessible support that helps you on your employment journey. Whether you are lacking in confidence, need to boost your skills or just want to chat with other like-minded people in the same position as you, are Clubhouses represent a great opportunity to get you feeling positive and ready for work.
Within our Clubhouses, you can experience a work ordered day, learn to make informed choices, have valuable conversations and develop new skills. Everyone within our Clubhouse communities works together towards the common goal of a healthy, happy outlook and a readiness to engage in work!
Want to find out how you can join in? Speak to your Employment Adviser today.
Who are Clubhouses for?
Our two pilot Clubhouses in the UK – The Hive in Burnley and Riverside in Staines – are available to jobseekers who have been referred to us via the Restart scheme. Funded by the Department for Work and Pensions
The benefits of Fedcap clubhouses
There are many reasons to get involved in our Clubhouses. Key benefits include:
- A supporting environment full of like-minded people
- A range of activities designed to boost your health and wellbeing
- Tailored support to help you prepare for employment
- A variety of sessions to help you boost your confidence
Talk to your adviser today about becoming a member.
What activities can I expect at a Fedcap Clubhouse?
Our Clubhouse activities are all designed to help you improve your skills and build up your health and wellbeing. But most of all they are fun and enjoyable. They are not prescriptive or made to feel like classroom learning. Here are just some of the activities participants have been involved in at our Clubhouses to date:
- Decorating and furnishing the Clubhouse space
- Logo design and development
- Team building games
- Video journaling
- Growing food in our vegetable garden
- Creating personal statements and affirmations
- Discussing issues such as anxiety and low confidence
Frequently asked questions
As a pilot scheme, Fedcap is trialling Clubhouses in Burnley and Staines to gain an understanding of how the initiative may benefit customers and which elements should be offered across our other offices around the UK.
No. Our Clubhouses are funded by the Department for Work and Pensions, providing an opportunity to gain insights into how community settings focused on addressing mental wellbeing can help to tackle economic inactivity.
As part of our mission to improve people’s economic wellbeing we see an opportunity to bridge the gap between employability and health and wellbeing by offering non-clinical support. By providing health and wellbeing support we believe we can help to build community prosperity, tackle patterns of worklessness, contribute social value and ease pressure on primary care for mental health conditions.
If you would like to get involved in a Fedcap Clubhouse, get in touch with your adviser for more information. You can also stay up to date on the activities our participants take part in through our pages. Search using #fedcapclubhouses.