Season of Giving As we approach the season of giving, we hope that you will keep Independence Center and the life-changing work we do for adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses in mind. The need for our services is great and only continues to grow, exponentially as a result of the impacts of a…Details
Click here to view the 2020 Impact Report DEAR FRIENDS, The end of Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 20) has been incredibly challenging for Independence Center. 2020 has placed us in the face of the global pandemic, with our mental health care and socialization services more necessary than ever. However, in compliance with CDC guidelines…Details
Connecting with Our Members Over the last seven months since COVID-19 began, Independence Center has needed to rapidly develop and refine many new technologies and platforms in order to ensure that our members were still able to access the essential services they needed. In early March, Independence Center created a Virtual Clubhouse and implemented Telehealth…Details
A United Effort Independence Center is now a proud United Way Safety Net partner! Our region faces complex challenges, and it takes a united effort to improve outcomes and impacts across our community. As a United Way Safety Net partner agency, Independence Center is part of a network of local nonprofits that are working to…Details
Independence Center Receives $94,009 Grant to Help Those with Mental Illness Stay Connected Independence Center recently received a grant from the St. Louis County CARES COVID-19 Humanitarian Response fund for $94,009. The grant will ensure that those struggling with mental illness have access to their medical providers and can participate in our Virtual Clubhouse program from the…Details
(ST. LOUIS – July 23, 2020) Independence Center, a local nonprofit in the Central West End, dedicated to helping adults struggling with mental illness, has received a technology grant from the St. Louis County CARES COVID-19 Humanitarian Response Fund for $94,009. The grant will ensure those struggling with mental illness have access to their medical…Details
Independence Center Strives for Racial Justice As an organization we are committed across all levels to being a part of the solution in increasing racial equity at Independence Center and within the St. Louis community. We are examining our existing structures, activities, and policies to determine where there is room for continued growth toward a more equitable community. It is…Details
ST.LOUIS – Independence Center, a local nonprofit in the Central West End, dedicated to helping adults struggling with mental illness, has reopened its Clubhouse program. The program focuses on expanding social connections and providing mental health support for people who often feel isolated from the community.