Second Step Clubhouse

Resource Center

Second Step Clubhouse is a Community Support (CSP) Program and resource center for consumers with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) which provides:
  • Opportunities for members to share ownership and responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Clubhouse
  • A healthy, safe environment for members to learn or regain skills through structured groups and social / recreational activities with an emphasis on member strengths and abilities
  • A recovery focus which allows members to educate and empower themselves to take charge of their mental illness
  • Opportunities and support to re-join the worlds of friendship, family, employment, education and community



Clubhouse staff and Blue Earth County administration determine whether new applicants are approved for membership. Applicants are required to meet the following criteria:
  • Adult (18 or older)
  • Meets the criteria as having a serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI)
  • Actively working with a mental health support service, including Adult Mental Health Case Management and / or clinical services such as psychiatric services or therapy
  • Not considered to pose a significant or immediate threat to the general safety of the Clubhouse community

Becoming a Member

How to Become a Clubhouse Member:

  • Call the Clubhouse to schedule a tour
  • Fill out the membership application form
  • Wait for application verification and approval
  • Attend a New Member Orientation meeting