"A PLACE TO GROW"
WHAT IS PIONEER HOUSE?
Pioneer House is a clubhouse designed to create a restorative environment for people with a mental illness. Members and staff work together as colleagues to accomplish the goals of the clubhouse.
Pioneer House provides the opportunity for individuals to be in an environment which enables them to build the confidence, self-esteem and skills necessary for vocationally productive and socially satisfying lives.
Members are welcome from Beverly, Danvers, Essex, Magnolia, Gloucester, Hamilton, Ipswich, Manchester, Marblehead, Middleton, Peabody, Rockport, Salem, Topsfield, and Wenham.
There are no fees charged for membership.
Members and staff work together to operate the clubhouse in any of the following work units:
Conducting tours, intake and orientation of all new members, preparation of daily newsletter, coordination of advocacy and public awareness in the community. Members are assisted in developing diverse skills. Tutoring for a variety of basic subjects is available based on demand.
FOOD SERVICE UNIT- includes:
Preparation of daily dining room lunch, menu planning, food shopping, kitchen maintenance, baking birthday cakes, and preparation of special dinners or lunches for different occasions. All dining room lunches are offered to the Pioneer House community at a small cost. In addition, food services also maintains a snack shop which provides light refreshments.
For additional information on how you can employ qualified members of Pioneer House or to learn more about our Transitional Employment Program,this link (T.E.) is where you want to be.
2 Washington Street
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TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
IMAGINE HIRING A RELIABLE AND COMPETENT WORKER WITH...
North Shore businesses who have utilized our program over the past ten years:
OUR MEMBERS AND OUR MISSION:
Pioneer House is a program for people with a history of mental illness, who wish to come back into the community to lead vocationally productive and socially satisfying lives. They are striving for personal success and autonomy.
Our Transitional Employment Program (T.E.) is an ideal way for both employers to benefit from low cost productivity, and our members to benefit from valuable job experience.
WHAT TYPES OF JOBS CAN BE FILLED THROUGH OUR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM?
TYPICAL PLACEMENTS MAY INCLUDE:
HOW DOES THE PROGRAM WORK?
"A BUSINESS DECISION THAT YOU CAN FEEL GOOD ABOUT"
PIONEER HOUSE HOUSING SERVICES
Pioneer House owns and manages a nine unit apartment building in one of Salem's historic neighborhoods. This beautiful brick-front building was purchased with funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Our building houses seventeen members of Pioneer House in subsidized shared apartments. In addition to supporting members who reside in our apartments, the housing office is committed to assisting all members in securing safe affordable housing. Some of the services we provide include:
For additional information on how you can employ qualified members of Pioneer House, Please contact the assistant director at 978-977-7755 for an appointment.