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MRC Industries, Inc. is now open for limited skill-building services, including artWorks.  At this time, Community Employment and BridgeWays continue to support their consumers and clients primarily by remote means.  

Community Group Employment sites continue to run. Individuals can contact their job coach should they have any questions.

Pathways Clubhouse continues to perform outreach and may be contacted by phone.  The facility is now open on a limited basis.  Call for hours.

Thank you for your support and understanding as we take these precautionary measures to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Please direct all inquiries to the appropriate program via phone or email during normal business hours Monday-Friday.

MRC Industries

Welcome to MRC Industries, Inc.

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MRC Industries, Inc. serves individuals in Kalamazoo County with developmental or intellectual disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, emotional impairments and mental illness.

MRC's service philosophy is that every person is unique, valuable, and entitled to be treated with respect and dignity. Person-centered programs and services focus on individual needs, desires, strengths, and abilities-supporting people to become independent at home, at work, and in the community.

In all programs and services, MRC's highly trained staff members have made a career choice to work with people with disabilities. They are skilled, committed individuals who enjoy having caring and respectful personal relationships with the people they serve.

MRC is a 501(c)3 organization. Funding sources include individual and corporate donor contributions; community-wide fundraising events like the Kalamazoo Klassic; federal, state and local grants; Community Mental Health; United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region; fees for contracted work; and gifts to the Annual Campaign and Endowment.

Jay's Story

Jay Moore

Jay Moore loves his job, the people he works with and the opportunity to be productive and earn a paycheck.   He and his sister moved from South Haven to Kalamazoo in 2005, approximately a year after his mother had passed away.   As they settled into their new community, Jay’s sister connected him with the services offered by MRC Industries, Inc. and in June...

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Lavar's Story

When Lavar Higgins first started with MRC Industries in 2004, his goals were to learn to get along with others, help other people, be a mentor, and obtain a job in the community. He initially started building his skills through the MRC McKercher skill-building program, performing assembly work, taking skill-building classes and volunteering at local non-profit organizations...

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Kalamazoo Mental HealthMaroCarf InternationalUnited Way and Over Achievers AwardBest of Michigan Business Winner

MRC Main Administrative Office and McKercher
2538 S. 26th St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048 
269-343-0747

MRC BridgeWays Case Management
1606 S. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 
269-552-3440

MRC Pathways Clubhouse
119 W. Vine
Kalamazoo, MI 49001 
269-342-0173

artWorks
330 South Burdick
South Kalamazoo Mall
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
269-978-0028