SIRC is a research center in the School of Social Work and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University. SIRC was established in 2002 as a Research Consortium funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and awarded ASU center status in 2004 by The Arizona Board of Regents.

Over the years, the work of SIRC and its offices has been funded through research grants and evaluation contracts from the following organizations and agencies: