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Volunteer Program

Join our group of passionate and enthusiastic volunteers

By becoming a CHCS volunteer, you are contributing to our mission of improving the lives of people with mental health disorders, substance use challenges and intellectual and developmental disabilities. CHCS Volunteers assist in various ways including data entry, events, and administrative work, and find the experience deeply rewarding.

If you want to make a difference in our community, please complete the volunteer application and…

  • Email to Yvonne Castanon, CHCS Recruiting Supervisor at
  • Mail: The Center for Health Care Services attention Yvonne Castanon

 CHCS Recruiting Supervisor

 6800 Park Ten Blvd., Suite 200-S, San Antonio, Texas 78213.

Once the application has been received, you will be contacted to schedule your orientation. All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, and must complete a background check.

Be sure to view our events calendar for a list of upcoming volunteer opportunities. 

Make Your Voice Heard!
Join the CHCS Center Advisory Committee (CAC)

The Center for Health Care Services’ (CHCS) Center Advisory Committee (CAC) currently is for individuals who wish to learn about the services provided at CHCS, provide meaningful input to the board about the policies, processes, and services, and help inform leadership about experiences to improve care and delivery of services. The CAC consists of representatives of individuals being served by CHCS in terms of demographic factors such as geographic area, race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, disability, age, and sexual orientation. CAC is a public volunteer committee that seeks to incorporate meaningful participation by adult consumers with mental illness, adults recovering from substance use disorders, and family members of CHCS.

Two CAC member positions are open!

If you want to join the CAC as a community advocate or consumer, please closely review the qualifications below and complete an application. Applications will be reviewed by Center staff, and the CHCS Board of Trustees may also interview the applicant. The Board shall appoint all members based upon a recommendation by the Planning and Operations Committee.

Member Qualifications

  1. Members should have a significant connection to mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and drug addiction treatment in Bexar County.
  2. Members should have the ability to provide input in any of the following areas:
    1. Business Management
    2. Advocacy and Client Needs
    3. Community Development
    4. Planning and Program Development
    5. Legal
    6. Governmental Process
    7. Leadership
    8. School District/Educational

If you are interested in becoming a member of the CAC, please complete this application and email it to Rachel Wasserman at or mail/drop off the application at:

Attn: CAC c/o Rachel Wasserman
The Center for Health Care Services
6800 Park Ten Blvd., Ste. 200-S
San Antonio, TX 78213

**In the event an applicant has been convicted of a felony or a crime of moral turpitude, the applicant shall provide a written statement attached to the application, which describes why the applicant’s criminal history should not prevent him/her from serving as a member of the committee. The Board of Trustees shall review each such application on a case-by-case basis, taking into consideration such things as the type and date of the conviction, events leading up to the conviction, mitigating circumstances, successful completion of court-ordered restitution, probation, and/or sentence of confinement, and whether or not the applicant poses or is likely to pose a threat to others.

Thank you for your interest!

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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