To assist persons affected by mental illness in their adjustment to independent living in the community, and to provide for friendship and mutual support through the format of a club organization.  To bring organizations of the community into social contact with members of the Forteniter’s Club, in order to create understanding of those affected by mental illness, and to enlist volunteers to assist in the Club program, both financially and through personal service. The emphasis of the club is to create a safe place for members to gather and enjoy each other’s company and support.  The Forteniter’s Club meets once a weekon Thursday evenings, to share a dinner and to socialize.  Special activities are also planned on weekends on a monthly basis.  Transportation to and from club meetings and weekend activities is arranged and subsidized by the club.  The club is primarily funded by private donors.

Published on March 7, 2009 at 4:15 AM  Comments Off on Mission