Club Nova is a nonprofit community center for people with serious mental illness providing employment, education, social opportunities, and more. Welcome to the Club.

In Our Own Words

Since 1987, Club Nova has extended a warm welcome to adults living with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area. We replace hopelessness with hope and isolation with belonging.

PROGRAMS

Employment

Building financial independence and improving self-esteem

Education

Earning certifications, diplomas, and degrees

Work-Ordered Day

Keeping the Clubhouse running

Individualized Support

Navigating health care, housing, and more

Recreation

Developing friendships and being part of the broader community

Thrift Shop

Opportunities for meaningful work and community engagement

club nova building Campaign Project

Club Nova, along with our incredible community of supporters and friends, is working hard to raise the funds to build a new building on our current site on Main Street.

See WHY We Need Your Help

Our Impact

1 in 25 are living with a serious mental illness. Club Nova is a positive resource for these individuals and continues to make a dramatic impact in the community!

For Club Nova members,
the Re-hospitalization rate is only

12

For the cost of a 4-day hospital stay, Club Nova provides one year of

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Interested in learning more about our model, our programs, and our community?

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We need Your Help

Club Nova has been able to continue its mission for the past 30 years largely through the generosity of committed friends just like you who believe in our members and our mission.

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Club Nova has been featured in many media outlets and has received several distinguished awards. See below for some of these:

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