San Antonio Community Resource Directory

Texas Health and Human Services, which includes the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Department of State Health Services, has hundreds of programs and services that each month help more than 7 million Texans live better, healthier, safer lives.

It’s our commitment to good stewardship of public resources and our strong foundation of dedicated people that make it happen every single day.

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Hotlines and Virtual Assistance

A 24/7 statewide mental health support line launched to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Operated by the Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD, the support line offers trauma-informed support and psychological first aid to those experiencing stress and anxiety related to COVID-19. Counseling services are confidential and free of charge to people who call the hotline.

Free.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week toll-free

Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) provides a range of services to Texans with disabilities to help ensure their well-being, dignity, and choices. Programs also are in place to support family members who care for them.

Our experienced staff and paid contractors can help eligible Texans with disabilities access services so they can:

  • Live independently in their own homes or communities.
  • Prepare for and find jobs.
  • Access medical equipment and assistive devices.
  • Determine their eligibility for Supplemental Security Income.
  • Access health care services so they can work.
  • Have caregivers who can access tools to do their job.

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The San Antonio State Hospital is an in-patient psychiatric hospital with complete psychiatric and rehabilitative services.

Case Management - Services that help an adult, child or adolescent, or caregiver gain and coordinate access to needed care and services. These services are primarily site-based.

Pharmacological Management - Services to treat the signs and symptoms of mental illness through use and management of psychoactive drugs. Services are provided by a physician or other prescribing professional.

Counseling (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) - Services to reduce symptoms of mental illness and increase ability to perform activities of daily living. Services include individual, family and group CBT therapy and recovery or treatment planning to improve recovery and resiliency.

Counseling (Cognitive Processing Therapy) - Services to reduce or remove symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in adults, including military veterans. Services include individual CPT therapy and recovery or treatment planning to improve recovery and resiliency.

Medication Training and Support - Services to provide information about medications and their possible side effects.

Psychosocial Rehabilitative Services - Services to help a person develop and maintain relationships, occupational or educational achievement, independent living skills and housing. Services include social, educational, vocational, behavioral and cognitive interventions provided by a person’s treatment team.

Skills Training and Development - Training to help a person with serious symptoms of mental illness get and improve skills to successfully participate in the community.

Outpatient Competency Restoration and Jail-based Competency Restoration services - Designed for people with a mental health disorder or co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders who are found incompetent to stand trial and are court-ordered to participate in competency restoration treatment.

Adults only.

Main number
(210) 532-8811
Robert Arzipe - Superintendent Send email
(210) 531-7711

It can be confusing to find help for older adults and people with disabilities. Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) are part of the No Wrong Door system, which is designed to streamline public access to long-term services and supports (LTSS).

ADRCs serve as a key point of access to person-centered LTSS specialized information, referral and assistance and provide one-stop access to information for people who need help finding LTSS.

ADRCs help cut through the confusing maze of funding sources, multiple intake systems, and eligibility processes.

It can be confusing to find help for older adults and people with disabilities. Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) are part of the No Wrong Door system, which is designed to streamline public access to long-term services and supports (LTSS).

ADRCs serve as a key point of access to person-centered LTSS specialized information, referral and assistance and provide one-stop access to information for people who need help finding LTSS.

ADRCs help cut through the confusing maze of funding sources, multiple intake systems, and eligibility processes.