Creative and fun way to build skills, develop leaders and create relationshipsTHE N.E.S.T.

The Nest

The N.E.S.T. Clubhouse has caring and passionate staff who provide services to improve the well-being and functional outcomes for children and youth with mental health diagnoses. The Clubhouse uses creative, evidence-based, and culturally competent techniques in collaboration with families, schools, mental health providers, and community partners. Clubhouse members must be between the ages of 6-21 and have a mental health diagnosis. Members will participate in clinical sessions, clubhouse activities, academic support, and clubhouse outings. Parents are expected to participate in monthly clubhouse activities and be active members of the Clubhouse team.

Safe environment for social interactions
Family outreach
Peer support
Community service
Play therapy, individual therapy, and group therapy
Healthy meals, nutritional information, and recreational activities
Therapeutic social outings

Clubhouse Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm (When schools are open) Monday-Friday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (When schools are closed) Saturday: 9:00 am to 5:00pm (Hours depend on activity)

How We Do It

Clubhouse members receive strength -based and developmentally appropriate evidence-based therapy.  The therapy may include play therapy, individual therapy, family therapy, and group therapy as well as nontraditional interventions in community settings which encourage self-sufficiency through creative approaches to coping and life skills. The N.E.S.T. provides leadership development opportunities through peer-led activities and encourages family communication and involvement through case management and monthly Clubhouse events and classes on a diverse range of topics.