Green River House

Green River House is a fully integrated, community-based program supporting adults who are recovering from mental illness.

37 Franklin Street
Greenfield, MA 01301

What is Green River House?

The Green River House (GRH) is a small community within the community-at-large assisting adults in their recovery from mental illness. It is one of more than 200 clubhouse programs in 43 states and 21 countries, based upon the “Fountain House” model of psychiatric rehabilitation and community support established in New York City in 1948.

Each member is guaranteed the following:

  • A safe place to come to
  • Meaningful work
  • Meaningful relationships

Green River House is a community-based program that offers adults who are recovering from mental illness a family-style environment in which to establish social ties, explore educational options, and gain experience in the workplace while working side by side with our professional and caring staff. It is a place which relies upon its members’ talents, skills, and dreams in order to succeed. Each and every member is a highly valued contributor to its success.

What Do We Do?

Green River House is a vocational rehabilitation program offering its members several employment options.

We offer transitional employment in numerous community businesses, supported employment, and independent employment. We also assist members with vocational training such as resume building, mock interviews, and substantial job searches.

Other areas in which we provide assistance to our members is as follows: benefit issues, housing, and education.

Green River House Offers…

  • A pre-vocational day program designed to assist members in gaining work experience.
  • Educational and Employment opportunities.
  • Evening and weekend social/recreational programs.
  • Affordable meals served daily.

How Can I Become a Member?

Membership is open to anyone who has experienced a significant, documented mental illness and wishes to become a member. Simply contact us at (413) 772.2181 to complete an application. Once you become a member, you are free to come as often as you choose and remain a member for as long as you wish.

Work-Ordered Day

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Social Time

3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Saturday Socials
Open 4 hours every other Saturday

Green River House

37 Franklin Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
Fax 413.772.2032