Corner Clubhouse
Diane Morales, Program Director
2864 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 683-7423
(619) 291-9615
Corner Clubhouse

Corner Clubhouse

Corner Clubhouse is a program of Community Research Foundation. Corner Clubhouse operates on the work ordered day model where activities related to the operation of the program are utilized as opportunities for member participation, training, and recovery.  The program is member directed and membership is life long.  At Corner Clubhouse, different functions necessary for the program’s operation are divided into departments.  All tasks are completed voluntarily by members who learn through experience and practice.  In addition to certain necessary departments, Corner Clubhouse offers training and work experience in other work areas as requested by the membership whenever possible. All staff is dedicated to the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation and actively partnering with the members to achieve their personal goals. The clubhouses provide services in a culturally sensitive manner.

Program Description

The purpose of Corner Clubhouse is to help members obtain the experience and training which will enable them to integrate into the community. Vocational, educational, and social experiences focus on four main goals:

  • To help members realize that recovery is possible
  • To help members achieve productive and meaningful roles
  • To provide members with opportunities for training, practice, and experience
  • To assist members obtain employment opportunities in the community




  • Vocational and Pre-Vocational Training
  • Computer Clinic
  • Clerical/ Receptionist
  • Bookkeeping
  • Food Service
  • Maintenance and Security
  • Thrift Store
  • Community Resource Library
  • Tutoring for GED or Continuing Education
  • Introduction to Spanish
  • Community Outreach and Education
  • Job Development Support
  • Holiday Celebrations
  • Weekly Social Events
  • Dances
  • Special Events

The activities at Corner Clubhouse change based on the needs and interests of our active membership. 

Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Tuesday evenings for those employed, in school or involved in community based volunteer opportunities 

Enrollment Criteria

Potential members must have a past or current history of mental illness.   There is no cost for membership, and attendance and participation are voluntary.  Membership is for life. Simply come by the program and sign up.


Corner Clubhouse is located at the intersection of Utah and University, 2 ½ blocks West of 30th Street in North Park. Bus # 7 goes to the bus stops at Utah & University.  Bus # 10 goes on University to 30th or the #2 or #6 go on 30th to the corner of 30th and University. Walk 2 ½ blocks West.