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People and Culture at The Center for Health Care Services recruits skilled and knowledgeable organizational team members, assesses and coordinates ongoing training for all staff, and actively contributes to a professional and friendly customer-service based environment that serves all employees and dependents as needed while also upholding CHCS’s Core Values.

The Adult Behavioral Health division (ABH) offers comprehensive, integrated primary and behavioral health care at six area locations throughout Bexar County. Evidence-based, person-centered programs are designed to support individualized recovery goals that build upon the strengths and unique needs of the people we serve.

Programs include:

  • Enrollment and screening
  • Outpatient mental health services
  • Primary care services
  • Community
  • Reintegration Program
  • Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT)
  • Community Alternatives to Incarceration (CAIP)
  • County Court 12 (CC12)
  • Mental Health Court
  • Military Veteran Peer
  • Network Project (MVPN)
  • San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA)
  • Mainstream Voucher Program
  • Housing Authority of Bexar County (HABC)
  • Mainstream Voucher Program
  • Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)
  • Homeless Set Aside Voucher Program
  • HHSC Rent and Utility Bridge Program
  • Outpatient mental health services
  • POWER (Providing Opportunities for Wellness, Empowerment & Resilience) Program
  • Supported Employment Program
  • Outpatient mental health services
  • Primary care services
  • Complex Care – ACT/FACT Program
  • ACCESS Program
  • GENESIS Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments (TCOOMMI)
  • TCOOMMI (Texas Correctional Office for Offenders with Mental and Medical Impairments) –Diversion
  • Court Ordered Treatment
  • Outpatient Competency Restoration (OCR)
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Medication management
  • Individual and group therapy services

Through a multitude of programs and services designed to promote mental and behavioral health, the Children’s Behavioral Health division (CBH) cares for children ages 0-17 from all socio-economic groups without discrimination or ability to pay. Treatment programs range from teaching parents how to care for babies with development delays to ongoing therapy and support for children with mental health conditions including ADHD, anxiety, suicidal ideation, bipolar disorder and/or schizophrenia.

Programs include:

  • Outpatient Mental Health Services for
  • Children and Adolescents
  • Children’s Crisis Services
  • Children’s Mobile Outreach Team (CMOT)
  • Children’s Crisis-Respite Residential Center
  • Outpatient Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents
  • Transition Age Youth (TAY)
  • Bexar County Juvenile Justice
  • TCOOMMI (Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments)
  • Early Childhood Intervention Services (CHCS-ECI)
  • Healthy Outcomes through Early Prevention and Early Support (HOPES) Program
  • Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Waiver Program

Restoration and Transformational Services helps people break the cycle of addiction and regain sobriety through safe, meaningful programs that reduce harms associated with substance use, promote total recovery for people with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, and provide better care coordination for the most acute people in Bexar County.

The causes of homelessness are diverse and can feel overpowering. The Center offers a portal to change – psychological, medical and social assistance that leads to secure shelter, productivity and independence.

Programs include:

  • The Restoration Center OSAR
  • Substance Abuse Public Sobering Unit
  • Minor Medical and Injured Detainee Clinic
  • Crisis Care Center
  • (MCOT) Mobile Community
  • Outreach Team Crisis Line/Medcom Navigation
  • State Contract Beds
  • Crisis Transitional Team LOC 5
  • Adult Outpatient Substance Use Treatment
  • Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Disorders (COPSD)
  • Opioid Addiction Treatment (OATS)
  • Mommies Program: Specialized Female IOP Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Residential Detoxification/Detox
  • NAS Residential Treatment Program
  • Recovery Support Services
  • Diana M. Burns-Bank Primary Care Clinic
  • Community Alternatives to Incarceration (CAIP)
  • Mental Health Court
  • Integrated Treatment Program
  • PATH-Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness
  • Integrated Wellness Clinic at Haven for Hope/Primary care services
  • 16-bed, crisis residential facility
  • Program for Intensive Care Coordination (PICC)
  • Chronic Crisis Stabilization Initiative (CCSI)
  • Crisis Transitional Services (CTS)
  • SA Job Development

By promoting dignity and choice for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), Long-Term Care Services helps improve the quality of life for consumers and their loved ones through programs designed for inclusivity, accessibility, and independence. Staff provides care in a warm, nurturing and playful environment that offers consumers an opportunity to have fun with peers, learn how to better care for themselves, establish and maintain employment, and overall, achieve a new found richness and zest for life!

Programs include:

  • Home & Community Based Services (HCS)
  • Respite Services
  • Texas Home Living Waiver Program (TxHLW)
  • (CALIDAD) Day Habilitation
  • Employment Connections
  • Day Activity and Habilitation Services (DAHS)

To keep business operating at maximum capacity, Central Administration is responsible for providing systematic support to every division within the organization, and is comprised of the following departments:

  • Office of the President/CEO and Board of Trustees
  • Office of People and Culture
  • Finance
  • Medical Services
  • Governmental Relations
  • Communications
  • Information Technology
  • Compliance and Regulatory Services
  • Operational Safety Risk Management
  • Facilities Infrastructure and Security Operations
  • Business and Process Improvement
    • Business Services
    • Career and Leadership Development Center of Excellence
    • Consumer Rights
    • Whole Wellness

Your Time is Valuable!

At The Center for Health Care Services, we recognize the importance of your time and are committed to providing efficient and timely care Beginning February 1, 2024, The Center established prescriber scheduling instructions for quicker access to health care services.

For detailed instructions

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call CHCS or speak with your
Care Management team member Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
at (210) 261-CHCS (2427).


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