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August 02, 2022

The Leon Levine Foundation Supports Mental Wellness in SC with $75,000 Grant to Mirci

The Leon Levine Foundation (TLLF) has generously awarded The Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (Mirci) a $75,000 general operating grant. The funds will support Mirci’s wraparound care that helps people in the Midlands of South Carolina navigate the emotional uncertainty of mental illness. Read More

October 11, 2021

Wells Fargo donates $20,000 to Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc.

The Wells Fargo Foundation is donating $20,000 to the Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. to help provide housing for homeless individuals who are experiencing or at risk of mental illness. Read More

September 21, 2021

TD Bank selects local nonprofit MIRCI as the recipient of TD Bank Touchdowns Program

This football season, TD Bank will partner with the University of South Carolina Gamecocks to help support, local nonprofit, MIRCI – Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. Read More

April 29, 2021

Lipscomb Family Foundation Awards MIRCI $10,000 to support its Homeless Youth Drop-in Center

The Lipscomb Family Foundation has awarded MIRCI $10,000.00 to support its Youth Drop-in Center (YDC) for youth experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The YDC provides access to basic needs, behavioral healthcare, and referrals to community providers for youth age 17-24, so they can receive the resources needed to permanently exit homelessness. The Lipscomb Family Foundation grant will help fund these and other essential services offered by the YDC. Read More

April 13, 2021

MIRCI expands outreach services in response to COVID-19 pandemic

The Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. (MIRCI) has increased its capacity to reach and assist individuals who are experiencing or at risk of mental illness and/or homelessness via a new facility funded by an Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG). At MIRCI’s new facility, located at 1516 Gregg Street in downtown Columbia, adults, age 25 and above, who are engaged with or referred to MIRCI’s Homeless Outreach Team, may receive behavioral healthcare screenings, benefits assistance, housing screenings, and referrals to outside agencies. Read More

February 22, 2021

Aflac grants MIRCI $10,000 to support life skills lessons at Homeless Youth Drop-in Center

Mirci’s Youth Drop-in Center (YDC), with the support of a $10,000 grant from Aflac, housed at the Central Carolina Community Foundation, will be able to offer more life skills lessons to youth who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Read More

February 18, 2021

Lexington Medical Center Foundation awards funds to MIRCI to support adult and youth programs

Lexington Medical Center Foundation has granted Mirci (Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc.) funding for general operations to provide best practice behavioral healthcare interventions that improve outcomes for adults and youth experiencing or at risk of mental illness and/ or homelessness. Read More

January 13, 2021

MIRCI announces addition of five new board members

Lucy Easler, PhD., Director of Behavioral Care Services for Prisma Health; Mary Winter Teaster, Senior Brokerage Associate for Colliers International; Rev. Chris Leevy Johnson, PhD., President and Managing Director of Leevy’s Funeral Home; Tosin Adelakun, Pharm.D., of Nephron Pharmaceuticals; and Elaine Delk, Development Consultant, have all agreed to lend their talents, experience, and unique viewpoints to help MIRCI move forward into the future. Read More

November 10, 2020

The Leon Levine Foundation awards MIRCI $50,000

The Leon Levine Foundation granted MIRCI—Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc., $50,000 to assist with general support of MIRCI’s Adult and Youth Services Programs. Read More

July 29, 2020

Mirci awarded $15,000 grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. was awarded $15,000.00 from Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies to support Outreach, Housing, and Behavioral Healthcare for homeless individuals living with mental illness throughout Richland and Lexington County. Read More

July 29, 2020

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies awards $15,000.00 charitable contribution to support MIRCI

Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. was awarded $15,000.00 from Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies to support Outreach, Housing, and Behavioral Healthcare for homeless individuals living with mental illness throughout Richland and Lexington County. Read More

May 14, 2020

United Way of the Midlands grants MIRCI $10.000.00 in COVID-19 Response Funds

MIRCI – Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. was awarded $10,000.00 from the United Way of the Midlands’ COVID-19 Response Funds. Read More

May 07, 2020

Wells Fargo Foundation awards $20,000 to MIRCI to support Columbia’s homeless youth home and COVID-19 response efforts

Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc. has been awarded $20,000.00 by the Wells Fargo Foundation, to assist with the operations of the Midlands only transitional youth home and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

92%

Young adults enrolled in behavioral healthcare programs make progress on their care plans

675+

People given benefits assistance to improve income and healthcare

$600K

Received by clients through financial benefit assistance