Press Release

MHCCI Selects Ashley Light as its next Development Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 29, 2018 Mental Health Community Centers, Inc. selects Ashley Light as its next Development Director Mental Health Community Centers, Inc. (MHCCI) has selected Ashley Light to be its next Development Director. Ms. Light most recently served as the Development Coordinator for Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee. Ashley also serves Read More >

MHCCI Selects Arin Norris as its Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Mental Health Community Centers, Inc. (MHCCI) has selected Arin K. Norris to be its next Executive Director. Ms. Norris is currently the Program Manager for the guardianship program of Lutheran Services Florida in Sarasota. Prior to moving to Sarasota in 2017, she was Executive Director of the Guardianship Services of Southwestern Indiana and, Read More >

Mental Health Community Centers Receives Grant Funding

SARASOTA: Donor investment and partnership support from two area private foundations will enable recovery program advancements at Mental Health Community Centers. The Wilson Wood Foundation awarded $20,000 for services at Beacon House in Venice and Anchor House in North Port, and the Heron Creek Community Foundation awarded $5,000 in service funding to Anchor House in Read More >

Donation Means Mental Health Centers Clients Get an Extra ‘Lift’

Participating in social and public events is an important aspect in helping people who are dealing with a variety of mental health issues achieve and stay on their road to recovery. Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation (SMH) recently assisted the Mental Health Community Centers (MHCC) in their mission with a $30,000 donation toward the purchase of Read More >

Emma Beth McGinty, Phd of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Asst. Professor to speak at High Hopes Breakfast

SARASOTA: Emma “Beth” McGinty; Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, and Co-Deputy Director, Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will address guests at High Hopes Breakfast on December 1st at Michael on East.Arranged by Mental Health Community Centers, Executive Director, Jeffrey Standring explains Read More >

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Local Employers Turn to MHCC’s Supported Employment Program to Fill Immediate Openings

Area program provides competitive job placement & support for workers recovering from mental illness SARASOTA, FL, April 15, 2016 – Several deserving community members will soon join or re-join the workforce by way of the Supported Employment (SE) initiative, a service provided by Mental Health Community Centers, Inc. (MHCC). The Supported Employment program, which began Read More >

TrustCo Bank makes a donation to MHCC

SARASOTA: Rewarding mission-based positive service results, Mental Health Community Centers, Inc. recently received a check in the amount of $1,000 from TrustCo Bank, Glenville, New York. “These funds are being sent in support of services to members from proceeds of our holiday promotion,” said Marketing Senior Officer, Adam Roselan. MHCC offers vital psycho-social and recovery Read More >

High Hopes Breakfast 2015

“Without fear I am free to live life to its fullest.” Said Judith MacKay, a member at the Beacon House Drop-In Center of Mental Health Community Centers. She has been diagnosed with mental illness and was willing to address the community- at- large at the agency’s annual event. The numbers of those attending were huge and so was the enthusiasm as approximately 270 guests attended the 10th Annual High Hopes Breakfast on December 10 at Michaels on East.

TrustCo Bank donates $1,050 to MHCC

SARASOTA: During a mission moment at Mental Health Community Centers, Inc. Board of Director’s Meeting this month; Board Member and Branch Administrator at TrustCo Bank, Clint Mallard, presented a check in the amount of $1,050 to Executive Director, Peter Howard. Citing recent agency concentrations on program service integration for members, Mallard said, “These funds support Read More >

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